old contents of /var/cache/apt/apt-file/
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Wed Jul 28 18:05:41 UTC 2010
On 07/28/2010 09:52 AM, Goh Lip wrote:
> On 07/29/2010 12:42 AM, NoOp wrote:
>> On 07/28/2010 09:01 AM, Marius Gedminas wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 08:58:21AM -0700, NoOp wrote:
>>>> On 07/28/2010 07:57 AM, Adam Funk wrote:
>>>>> I noticed (while looking at the stuff in /var/cache/apt/archives/)
>>>>> that my /var/cache/apt/apt-file/ directory contains a lot of old files
>>>>> (feisty through karmic) as well as the current lucid ones. I guess
>>>>> they never get purged! Is there any reason not to delete them myself?
>>>> Normally '$ sudo apt-get clean' will clean the entire archive.
>>> apt-file is a different tool:
>>> Try apt-file purge
>>> Marius Gedminas
>> Thanks. I'll use that on the other systems - I already rm'ed the junk on
>> this one.
> To just clean out obsolete files and let current files remain,
> apt-get autoclean
That didn't work for the hardy and jaunty files & why I ended up rm'ing
them instead. Tried both '$ sudo apt-get clean' and '$ sudo apt-get
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