copying *.deb files into /var/cache/apt/archives ?

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Tue Jul 27 19:53:54 UTC 2010


On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 03:55:35PM -0300, Marlon wrote:
> Yo!
> \o
> 
> you do not need to paste in the same /var... cache
> 
> just do a *dpkg -i *.deb* in the flash mem. that linux makes everything else

Don't do that!  Let apt figure out which packages it actually needs.  If
you indiscriminately install everything that was in /var on a different
machine, you may be installing unnecessary or outdated packages.

Marius Gedminas
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