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Re: New APT version

On 20 May 1998, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> Hi,
> >>"Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca> writes:
> 	I think this is important enough to warrant that the data be
>  collected; we can easily write dh_sizeinfo or whatever to create the
>  properly formatted du -S file; I shall undertake to write the
>  checking method for apt (written using just the essential perl-base
>  package). 

How do you intend to get the information? Examine the debs after they are
> 	Is this important to people? I can have the method for apt by
>  the weekend. APT itself would need to be modified to call this
>  method; but that should be easy.

Maybe we need a /etc/apt/preinst that runparts would be called on. Most
people probably don't care (all the machines I upgrade have lots of space)


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