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Re: Announcing Debian Package Tags

On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 09:38:31PM +0200, Enrico Zini wrote:
> In a couple of days, maybe tomorrow already, I plan to upload the two
> packages in sid.  After that, any program using tags can depend on
> debtags and read /var/lib/debtags/package-tags .  That's it.

Uhm ... what about shipping a separate library libdebtags? It seems to
me a good way to share the C code you mention in a previous mail and
also a good way to avoid future incompatibility if you decide to change
the format of the "package-tags".

Since the tools are really young, this seems a good moment for "good
design" (TM) things.

Cheers and thanks for your wonderful work!

Stefano Zacchiroli  --  Master in Computer Science @ Uni. Bologna, Italy
zack@{cs.unibo.it,debian.org,bononia.it}  -  http://www.bononia.it/zack/
"  I know you believe you understood what you think I said, but I am not
sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant!  " -- G.Romney

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