Re: Getting rid of section "base" ?
Goswin Brederlow writes:
> I don´t like the
> alphabetic sorting. Its hard to find something you don´t know the
> exact name of.
Hm... often "ls */*pattern*" in lftp was needed and sufficient for me
with current section-based layout. I'm not sure how worse would be
> Any frontend can just ignore the archive structure and use the info
> from the packages files alone.
> I think that even if the nature is
> encoded onto the archive via the directory structure, that info should
> still not be erased from the packages file,
> so the archive structure
> doesn´t offer more information than the packages files (or the control
> files of a package), but helps people finding their way through the
Yes, I agree that info derivable from the archive layout should be
present in the Package file. But this constraint does not throw out
alphabetic sorting by itself ;)