Re: What do you wish for in an package manager?
On Sun, 24 Dec 2000, Eray Ozkural (exa) wrote:
> 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.
This is perfectly doable, and on my todo for dpkg 1.9.
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