Re: New ftp method for dselect
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (David Engel)
> OK, so package file names don't parse easily. Why couldn't the cross
> reference be included in the Packages file? It's needed by dselect
> anyway. Also, what about packages like ld.so where the file name
> doesn't match the package name (ldso)? What am I missing?
The cross-reference is sufficient. It would be easier to run naive scripts
on debian packages if there were a naming standard. Under the proposed
standard, ldso would be named ld.so--1.7.11-1.deb .
Bruce Perens <Bruce@Pixar.com> Pixar Animation Studios