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Re: `experimental patch for very much faster dpkg -R'

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

Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen?  Are you going round the twist?

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