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Re: What temporary space does aptitude use?

On Wed, 30 Mar 2011 14:58:28 +0000, Hendrik Boom wrote:

> When aptitude is upgrading a system, it first downloads a whole lot of
> packages into cache, and then installs them.  This means there has to be
> enough disk spoace somewhere for both the old system and the downloaded
> packages.
> I need to ensure that I reserve enough space for the lenny->squeeze
> upgrade.
> In which file system does it place this probably huge cache?
> Is there other temporary space usage I need to watch out for?

Hum... I hate replying a question with another question but, does this 

4.4.3. Make sure you have sufficient space for the upgrade



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