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* doc/apt.conf.5.xml:

- Document the new Acquire::GzipIndexes option.
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- If the Acquire::GzipIndexes option is true and we download a gzipped
index file, keep it as it is (and rename to .gz) instead of
uncompressing it.
* doc/apt.conf.5.xml:
- Document the new Acquire::GzipIndexes option.
* Add test/
- Test behaviour of index retrieval and usage, in particular with
uncompressed and gzip compressed indexes.

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really prefer uncompressed files to support the usage of local mirrors.</para></listitem>

When downloading <literal>gzip</literal> compressed indexes (Packages, Sources, or
Translations), keep them gzip compressed locally instead of unpacking
them. This saves quite a lot of disk space at the expense of more CPU
requirements when building the local package caches. False by default.

<listitem><para>The Languages subsection controls which <filename>Translation</filename> files are downloaded
and in which order APT tries to display the Description-Translations. APT will try to display the first