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Re: file filtering in dpkg -i

Hello all,

Martin Pitt [2010-05-17 13:34 +0200]:
> A flexible and convenient way to do this would be to allow the user to
> specify filter expressions to dpkg -i (and thus to
> /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/), such as removing /usr/share/man/* or
> everything from /usr/share/doc/* except "copyright" (which probably
> needs to stay for legal reasons).

Since there was some back and forth with this, I sent the final
patches to a Debian bug [1] for tracking this.

Thanks for considering,


[1] http://bugs.debian.org/583902

Martin Pitt                        | http://www.piware.de
Ubuntu Developer (www.ubuntu.com)  | Debian Developer  (www.debian.org)

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