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Bug#92220: Is it really needed to package the Contents-* files?

Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
> I agree that packaging Contents files is impractical. Too much
> disk/bandwith/man work usage.
> However i think that it would be good to have some package (let's call
> it grep-contents od maybe debian-contents) that would automatically
> connect to debian serwer, check if there is new wersion of Contents-*
> file(s) (main/non-US, architecture - it could be configurable) and
> download that new version.

auto-apt already does this, and it provides tools to search the contents

see shy jo

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