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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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