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Re: udebs for more than just installation



Branden Robinson wrote:
> Another approach we're thinking about is regular dpkg support for
> directory exclusion during package unpack, for things like documentation
> and localization files.  Of course, that's more an issue for
> debian-dpkg... :)

Please Progeny guys, make everyone's day and do this. It shouldn't even
be too hard to do; dpkg parses the tars itself to install files as
.dpkg-new at first, so you just have to hook into the right places and
make it do nothing for some files. (Famous last words.) And there is
even dpkg.cfg already to put the exclude regexps in.

-- 
see shy jo, who has a 30 mb (uncompressed) debian install, which was
            _not_ fun to do

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