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

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@wiggy.net> writes:

> Stefan Hornburg (Racke) wrote:
> > IMHO this is a particular braindead problem of dpkg anyway.
> > It should honour the COLUMNS setting and give the full name
> > to a pipe.
> Instead of playing tricks with the --list output if the output
> is not a tty

IMHO it was braindead in the first place. 

> the CVS code supports a showformat option which
> allows you to completely customize the output.

That is nice and will prove helpful for many people IMHO.


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