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Re: Time to rewrite dpkg

On Thu, May 20, 1999 at 12:44:02AM +0200, Marek Habersack wrote:
> 1. you create a C library with all the dpkg functionality inside
> 2. you compile and link it as a shared library
> 3. you write several simple drivers to interface the user to that library 
> 4. the .so is loaded only ONCE - that's what shared libraries are for

But you still have to parse the database, because you load the library only
once don't mean that you will keep the database as is between two invocation of
the front-end that uses the library. Sure it can be done, but it is not
automatic, ... Or åm i missing something ...



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