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Re: apt-move archive not being picked up by apt


Chris Stiles (<chris.stiles@gmail.com>) wrote:

> I have the following cron job that runs nightly :
> /usr/bin/apt-get update &&
> /usr/bin/apt-get autoclean &&
> /usr/bin/apt-get -dy dist-upgrade &&
> /usr/bin/apt-move update &&
> /usr/bin/apt-get update
> This downloads updates currently needed, and puts them into an
> apt-move style archive in /usr/mirror, which is then picked up like so
> in sources.list:
> deb file:/usr/mirror/debian testing main
> However, even if a file exists in /usr/mirror, apt-upgrade will still
> tryn and download it.

Check apt-cache policy packagename to see if your apt-move package
source is listed. If it is, move it to a higher position in your
sources.list and run apt-get update.

best regards
        Andreas Janssen

Andreas Janssen <andreas.janssen@bigfoot.com>
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