RE: "super" pkgs (was Re: Back to RedHat)
> ... stuff deleted ...
> Why think of it as an ugly hack? I think "special casing" for super
> packages is a much uglyier hack, ...
Well said. Putting in place special case code is always an ugly hack. Where does
this hacking stop? What if there are files associated with the super package? Do
we need a different format for those types of super packages as well? If the
existing .deb files can cope with it, let's use them.
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