On Wednesday 19 January 2011 00.54:44 Silvio Cesare wrote: > I have generated a list of roughly equivalent packages between Linux > distributions (currently Debian 5 and Fedora 13). The list is > automatically generated. Cool! Maybe I have missed a pointer or whatever: how did you compute this similarity? Number of identical files? Or filenames? I was just wondering: GSoC project: * run this after every release of a major distribution * add this info to aptitude/... : if I install a package that doesn't exist, add this to the search database (not sure what aptitude looks at right now, exactly, but it already has the infrastructure for proposing a package if the given name doesn't exist.) But please make this optional, on small systems apt already is only barely usable. cheers -- vbi -- to debug such lockups in the future you can do: ... NOTE: dont use the keyboard in this mode for too long, it can lock up. -- Ingo Molnar, lkml
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