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Re: "dselect" replacement team

Ian Jackson <ian@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Yes, and I'm very happy to see other people getting stuck into the
> code.  It's those who say `I don't understand this so I must rewrite
> it' that worry me the most.

Understandable.  People should know *exactly* what dpkg is doing and
why before they replace it.

> Anyway, you can have me back in 3 weeks (whether you want me or
> not...).


> I do this when I find the time.  Unfortunately writing such messages
> (and answering the resulting questions) takes a lot more time than
> simply saying `this is complex'.  I think it's better for me to try
> not to burn myself out now while I'm writing up

Fair enough.


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