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Re: Package Cache

On Lu, 05 dec 11, 19:01:53, Kip Warner wrote:
> Hey list,
> Is it possible to have aptitude cache, say, the last N versions of a
> package? Every now and then I install a package of a nightly build from
> someone's personal repository that turns out to be broken. I can't
> revert back a version if that package isn't in the repository as well.

apt and aptitude by default do not clean the cache at all. If you don't 
find old versions in /var/cache/apt/archives then something on your 
system is doing that for you.

Your suggestion is interesting, but snapshot.debian.org gives us much 
more functionality.

> PS I am not a regular subscriber, so please remember to cc me.

Almost forgot :)

Kind regards,
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