apt-cacher in main
magicfab at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 15 15:36:21 UTC 2007
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Kevin Fries wrote:
> [...] Without apt-cacher you either need to allow that machine
> access to the Internet, or do without updates.
+1 for that, I haven't used apt-cacher in that context but it's an
important use case. I'll make sure it makes it in the eventual MIR.
> But I still think it would be cool if the install process scanned
> the local net looking for any machine with port 3142 open, and
> reconfigured apt to use the cache by default.
I don't feel comfortable having "auto-scan" + "auto-reconfiguration"
in that same sentence... Some sort of handshaking would need to
happen. It makes me think of printers auto-discovery / config. I need
more coffee today.
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