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dpkg-reversion: how about debedit?

retitle 284642 ITP: debedit -- script to edit DEB files with hooks or interactively

Together with Goswin, I have now given dpkg-reversion the ability to
invoke a hook on the unpacked binary package. He is now using it to
test moving /lib64 from base-files to libc6 on amd64 and to change
the debian/control:Architecture field on packages like OO.o -- for

The script could be used as a generic DEB file editor with automated
versioning. I only need it for the version change, but the
possibilities are endless.

Thus I propose to rename this ITP/package to debedit. What do you

Version 0.1.16 is still at

  deb http://people.debian.org ~madduck/packages/stage/dpkg-reversion/
  deb-src http://people.debian.org ~madduck/packages/stage/dpkg-reversion/

Comments, suggestions, patches, improvements welcome.

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