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Bug#529525: ITP: vsag -- Very Simple Archive Generator



Hi!

On Tue, 2009-05-19 at 22:18:51 +0200, Robert Millan wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: Robert Millan <rmh.debian.bts@aybabtu.com>
> 
> * Package name    : vsag
>   Version         : 0.0.1
>   Upstream Author : Robert Millan <rmh.debian@aybabtu.com>
> * URL             : not yet released
> * License         : GPL
>   Programming Lang: bash, make
>   Description     : Very Simple Archive Generator
> 
>  Vsag is a very simple program aimed at generating Debian archives out of
>  a directory filled with packages.
>  .
>  It doesn't track state or manage the directory itself in any way.  Its
>  purpose is to provide a very simple method to generate the files normally
>  provided by a Debian archive so that it can be used by programs like apt
>  or debootstrap.

Why not improve dpkg-scanpackages instead? What is there missing that
you'd need?

regards,
guillem



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