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Re: apt

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 [1] and please post similar questions to debian-user in the future.

[1] <http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/04/msg01093.html>

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