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Re: apt-cacher

On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 01:10:26PM +0100, Glyn Tebbutt wrote:
> I to used both apt-proxy and apt-cacher and prefer apt-cacher as I had a
> weird timeout delay on apt-proxy and it was'nt included within sarge
> (when I started looking at theses solutions) apt-cacher works fanastic
> though, I just reinstalled my server and used the old *deb's apt-cacher
> had stored, didn't have to download a thing, saved alot of bandwidth.
> I don't know why someone said apt-cacher doesn't store the packages.gz
> as my setup (and its a new setup) stores the *.gz files fine.
> Also my machine isn't internet facing it's an internel server (behind a
> firewall) so i've never come upto problems with routering of ports.
> Another vote for apt-cacher here

It was fairly well documented (at least that is how I remember it) that
pipelining was enabled in one version.  This caused problems and
disabling would let apt-proxy return to its former behavior.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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