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Re: What do you wish for in an package manager?

Joseph Carter wrote:
> I think if dpkg used some sort of hashed database index it would be a hell
> of a lot nicer to people's CPUs and memory.  Whether or not that requires
> a re-implemenetation of dpkg or not isn't for me to say since I haven't
> looked at dpkg's code in 3 years.

That smells like "re-write". The scent of painstaking coding. Mmmm.

Eray (exa) Ozkural
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
e-mail: erayo@cs.bilkent.edu.tr
www: http://www.cs.bilkent.edu.tr/~erayo

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