Re: Package Pool Proposal
On Mon, Nov 22, 1999 at 05:26:51PM -0500, Fabien Ninoles wrote:
> This could lead to some problems because first-letters aren't randomize:
> naming convention prevent this. Especially for lib* packages which, I'm
> sure, can count for many. Reversing the naming maybe, or using the md5sum
> (not very pratical but do the work). I don't know.
How about hashing on something other than the filename? Upload date or
maintainer id are two possibilities, and would conveniently group related
packages in common directories.