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Re: Updating build-essential package list

On Mon, 26 Jun 2000, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> I'm not convinced at all that something like debhelper should in part of
> dpkg. dpkg basically contains low-level tools, other packages such as
> debhelper and apt handle the high-level support.

There are low level things that the high level tools traditionally have
done such as permissions overrides in postinst and/or checksums. These
belong into dpkg and there might be other things.

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