Re: Rambling apt-get ideas
On Thu, 28 Dec 2000, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> Same idea, different implementation. It is using (de)compression code that is
> shared with other programs.
Being linked to it statically means it doesn't share the code. This increases
dpkg code size.
> Will we one day see a shared libdpkg, with more code moved into it, so that we
> don't have to fork and call dpkg to do, e.g., version comparisons and
> extraction of control file information?
Some day, but not like you think.
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