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Re: Opinions sought: mlocate appropriate for Priority: standard?

On Nov 11, 2007 10:38 PM, Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> wrote:

> If we have got (at least temporarily) three locate packages in Debian
> we probably need to switch to alternatives. (Currently slocate uses
> dpkg-divert.)

Why do we need 3 packages that do the same thing slightly differently?
Can't the 3 upstreams work together to get one locate that works
sanely and has all the features needed (another feature I'd like to
see in locate would be locateD, so I can avoid the nightly updatedb
runs and just use inotify or the kfreebsd equivalent)?



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