On Wed, 2004-05-05 at 00:04 +0100, Ian Jackson wrote: > In August 1999 Richard Kettlewell proposed a patch to dpkg that made > dpkg -R much faster. See: > http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=43724 > > I've been catching up on old mail, and see that the bug #43724, which > is a policy change which is associated with that code change to dpkg, > was (AFAICT erroneously) closed. > > Was a change like that proposed by Richard actually made to dpkg ? If > not, why not ? IMO it should be. If it was, or will be, then the > policy should be changed. > As far as I know, dpkg still opens up the deb and reads the control information... Scott -- Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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