Re: Dependency ordering
Paul Wade writes:
> Manoj is outlining a specification that would be great for the above
> method. Standardized components could be tied into mc and similar
> interfaces easily. I would love to be able to hit the F3 (view) key in mc
> on a .deb file and get a nice summary of control info and status. Then hit
> the F4 (edit) or other appropriate key and get an option menu (remove,
> force, upgrade, ....) and act on it.
> We definitely need a new dselect, but providing a way to handle packages
> from existing shells, file managers, etc. would solve a lot of the interim
Emacs has a nice feature that when you do a find-file on a (possibly
gzipped) tar file you can look at the individual files. I was
thinking it would be nice to be able to do the same with a .deb
file. Maybe there exists such a thing already?