[plug] Debian Sarge AMD64 Update Problem

Tomasz Grzegurzko tomasz89 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 23:14:19 WST 2007

On 3/9/07, Paul Dean <paul at thecave.ws> wrote:
> Tomasz,
> "rm /var/lib/apt/lists/* /var/lib/apt/lists/partial/*" cleans only the
> lists not the archive.
> The archive lives in /var/cache/apt/archive/ .
> But you should not just rm these and apt will do it nicely without
> removing other files needed.
> As a rule of thumb, rm is a last resort to fixing "stale" files.
Phah. It will recreate as needed. Apt is fairly sturdy. And I've had all
kinds of issues since apt moved to python in the background that only a nuke
of these files will resolve.

But if you want to be nice go ahead ;)

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