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Re: Announcing type-handling

On Wed, Dec 31, 2003 at 10:54:18AM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> I think TYPE makes sense in the context of dpkg-architecture, but not by
> itself.
> Consider arch-type-handling, as that is quite obvious to me.
> type-handling is going to be a non-stop source of confusion.

Well, since packages are not expected to [Build-]Depend on this package
directly, but rather only on the virtual packages it Provides, changing
the name shouldn't be much of a problem.

How does "dpkg-type" sound to you?

Robert Millan

"[..] but the delight and pride of Aule is in the deed of making, and in the
thing made, and neither in possession nor in his own mastery; wherefore he
gives and hoards not, and is free from care, passing ever on to some new work."

 -- J.R.R.T., Ainulindale (Silmarillion)

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