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Re: dpkg-reversion: how about debedit?

On Wed, Dec 08, 2004 at 09:56:23PM +0100, martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote:
> retitle 284642 ITP: debedit -- script to edit DEB files with hooks or interactively
> thanks
> 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
> amd64.
> 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
> say?

Sounds good.
Could it be used for dh_striping the content of a package ?


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