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Re: Diety / Apt Questions.

On Sat, May 02, 1998 at 11:01:44AM -0400, hospedales@wow.net wrote:
> 1. (Out of curiosity) is there any way to specify the server apt-get uses? Are 
> we just out of luck if the default one goes down?

/etc/apt/sources.list  man 5 sources.list for info on how to do this right.

> 2. Could I make a symlink from /var/cache/apt/archives to another
> drive/partition with more space and let it keep the cached archives there?

You could.  it no longer keeps the files after downloading them though.

> 3. If apt retrieves a newer version of a package and stores it as usual in the
> archives directory, does it delete the older one? or does that directory grow
> without limit?

In newer versions it deletes all files in the cache after it finishes with

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