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.