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Re: Where is data stored when Synaptic scans DVDs?




On Fri 17 Mar 2017 at 15:29:58 -0500, Richard Owlett wrote:

> On 03/17/2017 11:15 AM, songbird wrote:
> >Richard Owlett wrote:
> >>As I have limited bandwidth, I install from DVDs.
> >>Also I frequently experiment with various options by doing a fresh
> >>install to a different partition.
> >>It is annoying to keep re-scanning a set of 13 DVDs.
> >>Where is the information stored?
> >>/etc/apt/sources.list is obvious, but where is the data about contents
> >>of each DVD stored?
> >
> >  man apt-get
> 
> It implies *BUT DOES _NOT_ STATE* the all the requested data is in the
> /var/lib/apt directory.

Stop pissing about. Is the data in /var/lib/apt or not?