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Re: experimental patch for very much faster dpkg -R

Jason Gunthorpe writes:
> On Sun, 15 Aug 1999, Richard Kettlewell wrote:

>> Other package management tools would benefit from this too, I
>> imagine.
> Erm - why? All our directory trees have index files which give all the
> necessary information the 'other' package management tools (ie APT) use
> this file and never invoke dpkg with a recursion option.

Then they will suffer from mirror lag (or have to scan all the files
individually at some other point).


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