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Re: Python code for parsing .deb files

On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 05:36:00PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > This is in the python-debian package.
> Thanks, this is indeed helpful.

Just in case: while DebFile is specifically meant to deal with raw .deb
files (as Julien has explained), python-debian also contains other
modules and classes to address the other need you mentioned,
i.e. parsing package lists a-la APT. Just look for "Deb822" and its

Happy hacking,
Stefano Zacchiroli -o- PhD in Computer Science \ PostDoc @ Univ. Paris 7
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