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Re: Silly Packaging Problem



On Thu August 10 2006 12:40, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Bruce Sass <bmsass@shaw.ca> [2006.08.10.1925 +0100]:
> > Would updating /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.list files without touching the
> > appropriate Installed-Size: field be OK?
>
> Definitely not. /var/lib/dpkg is the domain of dpkg. Do not go
> there. You must not even assume that /var/lib/dpkg/info/*.list is
> the list of installed filed.

Such a utility would need to be shipped with dpkg, a 3rd party or random 
DD implementing it would be silly for anything but local consumption.

Is that the only problem?


- Bruce



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