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local cache of package files


If /etc/apk/cache is a symlink to a local directory, apk(8) will it as a local cache for downloaded package files and repository indicies. The cache must not reside on a tmpfs.

To enable the apk cache, run the following commands as root:

mkdir -p /var/cache/apk
ln -s /var/cache/apk /etc/apk/cache

For information on cache maintenance, see apk-cache(8).

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