Frank Siegert hugelmopf at web.de
Tue Mar 21 21:18:51 GMT 2006

,---- Andrew Jorgensen wrote:
| If you really want to speed up installs you'd want to look at how some
| packages regenerate indexes of some sort, so if you're installing
| several packages that all regenerate the same index you get to wait
| for every single one to do it when it could be done once at the end
| instead.

The problems/wishes mentioned in this thread have also been discussed on 
debian-devel, funnily almost at the same time. Debian developers seem to be 
working on this kind of functionality:



More information about the ubuntu-devel mailing list