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Re: dpkg suggestion

On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Raul Miller wrote:

> For what it's worth, there's already free code to provide an sql
> interface on flat file (for example: comma separated).  So with
> relatively little work, we could also have an sql interface on dpkg's
> current implementation.

I am aware of DBD::CSV - but performance would be atrocious, I would
imagine.  Well, to be more optimistic, performance would at best be like
the pretty cool stuff in apt.

> Of course, to implement this sanely we'd need the relational structure
> of dpkg written out and well documented.

Indeed.  I'll have a look at that shortly.


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