Provided by: approx_4.3-1_i386 bug

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

       -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
              Cache directory for archive files.

SEE ALSO

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

AUTHOR

       Eric Cooper <ecc@cmu.edu>

                                  March 2009                  APPROX-UPDATE(8)