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Re: New APT version

Brederlow <goswin.brederlow@student.uni-tuebingen.de> wrote:
> 1. Devices mounted via nfs/afs/samba don't give correct size
> information or hide submountpoints (giving a wrong size).

The right thing to do here is: let the system administrator provide
values "manually". Maybe at some point, someone clever will implement a
good way to do this automatically.

> 2. Some directories could be linked to different partitions. E.G. /var
> could be a link to /mnt/bigdrive/var or /usr a link to
> /mnt/server/$(ARCH)/usr.

This can be resolved by using stat on each directory perhaps via find
(really slow but probably good as an option, maybe in dselect or in
its apt replacement), and/or by documenting a way of feeding this
information to dpkg.


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