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Re: Bug#534507: ITP: kalternatives -- graphical alternatives system configuration tool


On Tue, 2009-06-30 at 12:32:23 +0200, Pino Toscano wrote:
> Few days ago, I had a nice talk with Guillem, and he told me that dpkg 
> developers are working for cleaning up update-alternatives' code, and planning 
> to convert it to C (along with provide a dpkg library); since the previous are 
> either happening or planned to be soon, I will avoid to rewrite the parser 
> twice, but wait for the dpkg library and help testing it, which is what 
> kalternatives will use (when it is ready, of course).
> Would it be acceptable for now?

Sure, as discussed, as long as this is only temporary until we provide
a better interface, it seems wasted effort having to rewrite it twice.


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