Re: localepurge vs. dpkg [was: Re: Bug#135564: general: Consistencia de localepurge con eurocastellanizar]
On 25 Feb 2002, Paul Seelig wrote:
> Every further effort should rather be invested in making our, in this
> regard, still lacking package management able to only install certain
> defined portions of a package. It should be possible to tell dpkg to
> not install e.g. the stuff in "/usr/share/doc/<package>", or certain
> locales only, and so on.
> But this needs people with more knowledge than i have.
I did a dpkg-exclude patch(I think that was for 1.8). However, Wichert and I
decided to not include that as is, as we wanted something more extendable.
1.11 will probably have this feature, as it will contain a completely
rewritten 'from the ground up' dpkg-deb.