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Re: Packages

  Bill>     Beyond that I must say I think the idea handing out fake Debian
  Bill> passports for the purpose of smuggling non-Debian software across the
  Bill> Debian border is one of the worst ideas I have come across in a long
  Bill> time; all it achieves it to once again open the door to the very
  Bill> kinds of problems which the Debian `dpkg' package management system
  Bill> was designed to keep out.

I tried to make the same point in a private mail discussion with the author
of this very script, albeit with no success. He still thinks its a valid
tool. All I do now is hope that people forgot about the script...

Dirk Eddelb"uttel                              http://qed.econ.queensu.ca/~edd

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