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Re: Where is data stored when Synaptic scans DVDs?




On 03/17/2017 03:57 PM, Brian wrote:
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?



Who knows. I don't!
I has some, but is it all???????????