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Re: New APT version



On Wed, May 20, 1998 at 05:54:52PM +0200, Brederlow wrote:
> Maybe it would be a good idea to include a "du" output of the package
> with its control.tgz. That could then be parsed (by apt or by dpkg)
> and compared to the df output. Shouldn't be hard to implement, but a
> change in the package files.

This could be done with a file just inside the main .deb I think.  Apt could
try to pull that out of the .deb if found and blindly try to install anyway
if not, knowing that at least it tried and apparently this .deb doesn't
support the du info.  =>

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