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APPROX-UPDATE

APPROX-UPDATE

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: June 2010
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NAME

approx-update - update cached Packages and Sources files

 

SYNOPSIS

approx-update [OPTION]...

 

DESCRIPTION

approx-update updates the Packages and Sources files in the approx(8) cache by downloading and applying pdiffs.

 

OPTIONS

-c file, --config file
Specify an additional configuration file. May be used multiple times.
-k, --keep, -s, --simulate
Don't download, update, or remove any files in the cache.
-q, --quiet
Don't print information about status, updates, or removals.
-v, --verbose
Print the status of each Packages or Sources file.

 

EXAMPLES

To download and apply any pdiffs necessary to bring the Packages and Sources files in the cache up to date:

approx-update --quiet

This is run as a daily cron(8) job.

To show the status of each Packages and Sources file in the cache (whether it is up-to-date according to the corresponding Release file):

approx-update --keep --verbose

 

FILES

/etc/approx/approx.conf

Configuration file for approx and related programs.
/var/cache/approx

Default cache directory for archive files.

 

SEE ALSO

approx.conf(5), approx(8), approx-gc(8), cron(8)

 

AUTHOR

Eric Cooper <ecc@cmu.edu>


 

Index

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLES
FILES
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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