Apt Backup Question
mdz at canonical.com
Wed Jan 5 16:46:52 UTC 2005
On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 08:45:39PM +1000, CB wrote:
> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> >Or are you talking about security updates? I'm fairly confident that there
> >aren't quite 400+MB of updates yet. We have discussed the idea of making
> >security update CDs available for download, but so far there has been no
> >pressing need.
> >What I do personally is use a caching proxy server (squid), slightly tuned
> >for downloading packages, so that they are generally only downloaded once
> >from the Internet, and served to many local machines through the proxy.
> How do you tune squid for downloading packages, out of interest?
Increase maximum_object_size, and set some refresh_patterns to let it know
that .deb files can be cached for a very long time (they never change).
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