Raul Miller writes ("Re: Comments..."):
> Raul Miller:
> > It would be even nicer if there were also a facility to register files
> > as part of a certain package, especially if it also had options to
> > register config files.
> Ian Jackson:
> I'm somewhat confused. Can you give a short example ?
> Sure, say you want compressed man pages. So, you register a hook for
> everything that compresses any files under /usr/man/man?/, and
Hmm. Presumably you want this facility to work while dpkg is
running. This is difficult, because dpkg has the whole database of
which file is in which package loaded into core. I've added it to the
wishlist and I'll think about it, but don't hold your breath.