On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 02:29:26PM +0100, Paul Jakma wrote:
> > Try apt-get clean before the upgrade to clean out any existing
> > debs. If that's not enough, try replicating the structure in
> > a different filesystem, and use symbolic links.
> ah... no way round so. :(
>> finally, i keep getting messages like:
>> File does not exist: /var/kits/apt/alphyra/base/release.test
>> in the log files of the HTTP server that acts as my apt source. what
> aer they, and how do i generate them?
I'm using the command apt-move to create a sort of mirror of the
packages I have downloaded. I run an apt-move update after each apt-get
dist-upgrade to purge previous versions and only keep the ones I have
installed. It seems to do a good job of keeping the size of my package
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