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Re: A bit of history

> It's amazing how little things like dch (and all of devscripts in fact)
> make maintaining packages so much easier. Our newer maintainers might be
> horrified to hear that we didn't have build-depends back then; the dpkg
> changelog shows they were added Christmas day (!) 1999. And apt was only
> created in 1998.

Yeah, but "dpkg -iGROEB ." was still MUCH cooler than swapping all of those
floppies full of tar files like Slackware had then ;-)

Take care,
Dale E. Martin - dale@the-martins.org

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