apt package retrieval and package list synchronization from the local network

Registered by John Moser on 2007-10-21

This specification describes a functional enhancement to apt-get which attempt to locate package files on the local network via mDNS before resorting to download from the Internet. We also describe a method of informing the local network when a package list update has occurred to keep those in sync.

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