apt-file annoying download behavior

Bug #1799706 reported by Vyacheslav on 2018-10-24
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Bug Description

When restoring "apt-file update" download behavior (using /usr/share/doc/apt-file/examples/apt-file-2-update.sh --install) "apt-file update" and "apt-file find" use packages contents in /var/lib/apt-file/lists

But "apt update" still always download package contents to /var/lib/apt/lists

It seems disable content fetching (/etc/apt/apt.conf.d/60disable-contents-fetching.conf) does not work

It is reproduced in 18.04 and 18.10

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: apt-file 3.1.5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-38.41-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-38-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.4
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: LXQt
Date: Wed Oct 24 16:19:50 2018
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: apt-file
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Vyacheslav (galdralag) wrote :
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