Local Setup Cache

Norman Vine nhv@cape.com
Sat Jun 30 21:35:00 GMT 2001

Michael A. Chase
>Currently, setup.exe downloads package files from whatever mirror site a
>user selects and then installs the packages.  As new versions are produced,
>they get downloaded and installed to replace the old version, but the
>archive files for the old version are not removed.  Eventually this may
>significant amounts of disk space with obsolete files.
>I see two likely ways for handling this problem:

>Does anyone see any other possibilities?

3) Some of us may want to keep the old versions for
     various reasons

so IMHO any builtin archive cleaner should be non-automatic


Norman Vine

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