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Re: Why not move Apt to a relational database

On Sun, Jun 03, 2007 at 12:24:04PM +0200, martin f krafft <madduck@debian.org> wrote:
> also sprach Justin Emmanuel <justinemmanuel@gmail.com> [2007.06.03.1155 +0200]:
> > I am brand new to this mailing list, I joined it because I had an
> > idea that I would like to have considered. Moving apt to
> > a relational database, for several reasons.
> Having something as essential as the dpkg database depend on
> a system as complex as a relational database is asking for trouble.

It's enough to take a look at how often the rpm databases tend to corrupt.
(or at least used to, because it seems they have switched to sqlite)


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