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Re: "super" pkgs (was Re: Back to RedHat)

luther@maxime.u-strasbg.fr wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 28, 1998 at 09:31:59AM +0200, Federico Di Gregorio wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> >     IMHO "super" packages are a very good *local* solution (I use
> > them too) but for the Offcial Dist I would like to see implemented
> > something that doesn't require an empty .deb file. Maybe a flag
> > in the Package entry ("Super: yes" ?) that tells dpkg and apt to
> > NOT search for the .deb?
> perhaps a way to easily produce super packages would be nice. do we need a superdebmaker package ?

Isn't this what Paul (Slootman or the Mainz guy whose name dropped
from my brain yesterday) 's equivs package is doing?



PS: the Mainz guy is Paul Seelig, the holy Paul.

There are lies, statistics and benchmarks.

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