[Ubuntu-US-NM] EPC suggestion

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Thu Feb 21 22:22:23 GMT 2008


Yes, I mis-spoke -- but my question about whether dpkg will check the
cache to see if a package has been downloaded remains!

Eric Krieger writes:
>apt is just a high level package manager tool where as dpkg is low level 
>tool. dpkg maintains the information about installed packages and this 
>info is located in....
>
>/var/lib/dpkg
>
>Much like Red Hat rpm is the lower level too and yum is the higher.
>Gentoo...well is gentoo... =P




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