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Re: rm -rf /var/cache/apt/archives/

Ian Greenhoe wrote:
> On Thu, May 31, 2001 at 03:28:16AM +0530, Rajkumar S. wrote:
> > Thanks, it was done.
> You're welcome.
> > How can I make apt-get to ask to erase the downloaded debs after install?
> Edit (or create) /etc/apt.conf and add the following to it:
> // Things that effect the APT dselect method
> DSelect
> {
>   Clean "auto";   // always|auto|prompt|never
> };
> As you can see, I've got apt set up to do automatic cleaning.
> Most times, the default is "prompt".
> I'm seriously thinking about setting mine to never -- since I'm
> running testing and have gotten burned by a few upgrades.

How do you down-grade a package?  I get burned a lot by ximian and was
thinking that it would be really useful to have a list of what packages
I was running before upgrading so that I could revert to that state if
there packages were broken, again ;(


Andrew D. Dixon
Software Engineer
Seranao Networks
978-8973434 x231

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