Re: Emdebian Policy might need updates after dpkg changes
2010/8/25 Guillem Jover <email@example.com>:
> In latest dpkg.deb all programs are either in POSIX shell or C, which
> includes dpkg-statoverride (1.15.5), dpkg-divert (1.15.8), merging
> mksplit back into dpkg-split (1.15.8) and update-alternatives (1.15.8),
> so no Perl programs anymore, which means these can be used just fine.
This are great news, thanks for the effort you have been doing on the
past year to accomplish such a goal.
> Latest dpkg supports path filtering too, which can be used by dropping
> a configuration file under /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/, and could avoid
> having to repack and strip undesired content from binary packages.
> Check the man page for further information regarding the
> --path-exclude and --path-include options.
> Packages calling install-info should stop doing so in Debian, as we
> should be using the triggerized support nowadays. Although both
> install-info programs are in C now.
Thanks again, this looks very promising.
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