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Re: libdebian-installer Packages support proposal

On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 10:52:19AM -0500, Joey Hess wrote:
> Bastian Blank wrote:
> > * Support for udebs per frontend.
> Not sure what this means exactly..

| < Kamion> waldi: how would I go about adding a parameter to di_system_packages_resolve_dependencies_mark_anna without breaking libd-i's ABI?
| < Kamion> I'd like to teach it to check the running cdebconf frontend
| < Kamion> so that cdebconf plugins can do XB-Debconf-Frontend: newt, Provides: cdebconf-blah, and users can do Depends: cdebconf-blah and rely on anna picking the right one

> > * Removal of hashmap usage. Replace them with a binary tree.
> Does it save back the 8k? That would be nice.. ;-)

Nope, the gain is less.

> > * 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!

I'll implement that after the higher priority tasks (aka partman) are
sorted out. As there was no response yes, I don't think anyone wants to


Beam me up, Scotty!

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