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Re: dselect complaints

Kai Grossjohann writes ("Re: dselect complaints"):
> [Ian Jackson:]>>>>> On Sun, 19 May 96 14:34 BST, Ian Jackson
> > I know that there are many people who don't like dselect.
> > [...]
> > Suggestions for improvements that don't involve a complete
> > restructuring are still welcome.
> I don't have any problem at all with the interface of dselect, but I
> wish it would not depend on the correctness of the Packages.gz file to
> operate correctly.  WIBNI there was an option where dpkg --avail -R
> were run on the three directories given in ``[A]ccess'' and dselect
> used that information?
> I think that could be done without too much restructuring in the
> dselect code (though I know none of it).

You're right, and I've implemented this in 1.2.1.


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