Igor Bogomazov wrote:
> I just received a mail from one friend of mine, he reported aptitude
> retrieves updated package list from servers (included in
> /etc/apt/sources.list) by diffs, i.e. does not download the whole
> list, but only modifications (like patches). Sorry if I cannot
> epxress clear.
Your friend was right. A shiny new feature for all of us to enjoy.
> Please approve or reject this information. And don't you intend to
> make package upgrades by diffs (or deltas, but I do not know
> difference) like one could use on SuSe or Gentoo?
Read  and please post similar questions to debian-user in the future.
- From: Igor Bogomazov <email@example.com>