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Re: git bikeshedding (Re: triggers in dpkg, and dpkg maintenance)

On Sun, 02 Mar 2008, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Mar 2008, Robert Collins wrote:
> > Well, when I sat down some years back to do a couple of things with
> > dpkg; I found no need to consult change logs to understand the current
> > code of the time. Perhaps its quality has massively decreased since; yet
> > somehow I doubt that.
> That's certainly good to hear, it means the barrier for new developers is
> low, which is quite good.  The same would hold for debugging?

I would never say that the barrier for new developers is low. I don't know
in which world Robert lives but dpkg is a complex piece of code and you
don't understand it in a few minutes.

As if everybody were experienced C hackers that have used longjmp()
so many times that anything else that comes up can only be easy to

Raphaël Hertzog

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