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Re: Britney(2) and dpkg

Hello Raphael,

thanks for your answer.

* 2008-05-05 20:26, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Well, this code excerpt doesn't tell us at all how dpkg is currently used
> in britney. Can you point us to the relevant code ?

The very only feature of dpkg needed by britney is checking if a given
package is installable or not within a given set of packages. What britney
should be able to do is to build a system of binary packages and check the
installability of (some of) them evaluating dependencies, conflicts and so

> In the end, I suppose that the right path is to export whatever is needed
> in libdpkg and make that library a shared one instead of a statically
> linked one. After that you can of course build a python wrapper module.

That's the my idea, but for that I need some help to figure out at least
where I should look for. :-)

> But you will have to talk to Guillem for more specific details.

What is the best way to reach him, other than this mailing list?

Thanks for your support,

Fabio Tranchitella                         http://www.kobold.it
Free Software Developer and Consultant     http://www.tranchitella.it
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