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Re: dpkg and sqlite... ...?

* sean finney:

> as a plus, it would drastically reduce the amount of code in dpkg.  the
> hundreds of lines of code dedicated toe
> scanning/reading/writing/parsing/representing the various *.list
> *.md5sums etc could be reduced to a small number of sql queries.

And other information could be presented as virtual tables (once
upstream has settled the API), which might lead to further code

> so, what's the general consensus on this?  yea or nay?

My experience with SQLite 3 has been very pleasant, but I don't know
much about the dpkg codebase.

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