ktorrent problem

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Mon Feb 23 05:18:01 GMT 2009


Steven Vollom wrote:
>> You should never have to do that.  If it's in local cache, aptitude and
>> apt-get will know to use the cache anyway.  However, if you do it
>> manually and a new version has since been released, you won't get it.
>>
> This comment confuses me.  But since I have already reinstalled, I can't 
> really do anything about it.

I was addressing Norberto, who suggested the possibility of using dpkg
manually.  You didn't do this.

> I did not have to configure Ktorrent at all, like I would with
> a new first time installation.  Doesn't it sound like I installed from cache?

Whether you purged the settings (you didn't) is separate from whether
you installed from a cached package.  The latter is only a question of
whether you had to download the ktorrent .deb again (don't know).

Matt Flaschen



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