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Re: debmake & dpkg

On Wed, 22 Jan 1997, Ian Jackson wrote:

> This is a very bad idea.  dpkg's databases are carefully designed to
> avoid bad lossage in case of disk overflow, bad sectors, &c, and to be
> manually fixable when required.  Typical database solutions do not
> have these important properties.

 Perhaps we could get the best of both worlds by compilling
/var/lib/dpkg/info/* into a database....

Nicolás Lichtmaier.-

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