tool used to download packages?
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Wed Feb 7 01:46:34 UTC 2007
Clay Weber wrote:
> Andy Harrison wrote:
>> What tool is used by apt-get and/or dpkg to download packages or
>> perform updates from deb repositories? Can it be changed to something
> Apt and dpkg *are* the programs that perform these functions.
No, the tool that _downloads_ the package is dependent on the repository
type, iirc. For FTP and HTTP types, it's wget, but I believe there's also
a method using rsync.
The question would be why would you need to change it?
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