Re: Bug#176597: apt: man page says apt-get check does update
On Tue, 14 Jan 2003, Dan Jacobson wrote:
> check check is a diagnostic tool; it updates the package cache and
> checks for broken dependencies.
Surprisingly, the package cache is the directory with 'cache' in the name.
The lists directory is something else.
The terms used in the man pages and source code are entirely self
consistant, you're just not reading carefully enough. Please think more
carefully before filing bugs.