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Re: Dpkg in C for speed?

On Jun 23, Camm Maguire wrote
> Greetings!  Please accept my apologies.  I didn't actually check dpkg
> itself, but made an inference from the numerous support programs (such
> as dpkg-source, etc.)  that the whole package system was written in
> perl.  Dpkg itself is indeed in C.  Would we gain any speed by writing
> the dpkg-* programs in C as well?

only with compiling. it couldn't hurd, but it's not that important.
someone had a plan to rewrite dpkg to use lib db instead of plain text
files. is someone working on this ? what about picking up this idea.

regards, andreas

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