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Re: apt-get check

On Wed, 14 Aug 2002, aurelio wrote:

> In man apt-get, under option "check", it says:
>   "updates the package cache
>    and checks for broken dependencies"
> Does "updates the package cache" here mean
> in effect an "apt-get update"?

Given that it says it is a diagnostic tool I think you can safely assume
that it makes no changes at all, and indeed 'apt-get update' does not
mention anything about caches, and  'apt-get check' doesn't mention
anything about external syncronization.


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