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Re: dpkg list-file performance

David Benjamin <davidben@MIT.EDU> (29/08/2009):
> The current list-files are good for the query "given a package, what
> did it install". They also have fairly fast updates. However, they
> are extremely poorly suited for the query "given a file, what
> package(s) installed it" or if you need to read it all in at
> once. So, I propose adding a cache for the data.

You want to give “dlocate” a try?


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