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Re: apt-pkg, etc ..

Le Tue, Aug 17, 1999 at 04:44:08PM +0200, Jérôme Marant écrivait:
> I'd like to read Packages[.gz] files, 

# apt-cache dumpavail

> read/modify files in
> /var/lib/dpkg and other package administration things.

Those files are not modified by apt but by dpkg.

> Does the libapt-pkg library allow to do such things ?

You've got the sources ! Read them. :) Managing Packages files
certainly. Reading the status file possibly. Modifying dpkg's data, 
I dont think so.

Raphaël Hertzog -=- http://ntux.u-strasbg.fr/~raphael/
<pub> CDs Debian : http://ntux.u-strasbg.fr/~raphael/debian/#cd </pub>

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