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Re: Bug#114920: [PROPOSAL] remove foolish consistency in perl module names

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> > names. (Typing in "libbusiness-onlinepayment-bankofamerica-perl" is not
> > fun. Neither is seeing it truncated to 20 characters in dpkg -l.)
> IMHO this is a particular braindead problem of dpkg anyway.
> It should honour the COLUMNS setting and give the full name
> to a pipe.

It does the former. That was only an example anyway, there are plenty of
interfaces that legitimatly have limited space to print package names.

see shy jo

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