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Re: libdebian-installer Packages support proposal

Bastian Blank wrote:
> * Split the whole thing into another shared library (adds 8KiB on i386
>   for the SO startup code).

Should be ok.

> * Either don't change the SONAME of libdebian-installer and provide the
>   old symbols until the next beta as the removal will break existing
>   images,
> * or change the SONAME once.

Let's just change the soname, it's not a major transition.

> With this, the following changes can be done easily.
> * Support for udebs per frontend.

Not sure what this means exactly..

> * Removal of hashmap usage. Replace them with a binary tree.

Does it save back the 8k? That would be nice.. ;-)

> * Support for more than one version of a package.
>   There are two possible solutions:
>   - The package struct get a list of versions.
>   - The parser is allowed to replace the information of an older version
>     of a package with a newer.
> * Support for reading more than on Packages files.

Clearly something we want ASAP, thanks for working on it!

see shy jo

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