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Re: Help identify packages that multiarch support will break

* Raphael Hertzog [2011-03-02 15:06 +0100]:
>    In general parsing the status file should not be done, instead you
>    should use dpkg-query.

Is there any reason for this, except that the format of the status files
will evolve?

>    You should use "dpkg-query --control-path <package> <something>" to

Jftr, there is a lot potential for performance improvements in
dpkg-query, some queries can be done way faster even in gawk.


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