[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Bug#29382: apt: apt deletes packages after installation without any question

Wichert Akkerman <wakkerma@cs.leidenuniv.nl> writes:

> Previously Martin Mitchell wrote:
> > That does little to help people make a snapshot of their packages on a CD,
> > for example. apt should be able to be configured to move downloaded packa=
> ges
> > into a local archive.
> Are you trying to reinvent the -s option for apt-get with a simple command
> to copy/hardlink/whatever the files elsewhere, and then restart apt-get
> without the -s option? You can always divert apt and use the script below
> instead.

No, I know of such script workarounds, but they are a messy solution IMO.
I'd prefer apt to just dump the packages in an archive structure when it
gets them, and install them from there.


Reply to: