Subject: Re: pkg vs. rpm
To: After 5 PM please slip brain through slot in door. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
Date: 01/05/1999 02:19:52
On Mon, 4 Jan 1999, After 5 PM please slip brain through slot in door. wrote:
> Perhaps overkill, but why not have the pkg system update a central
> database at install/deinstall? I actually build such a database
> on a nightly basis. Not db'd, but still.
That's exactly what I have in mind: add on pkg_add, delete on pkg_delete,
and make query-able. I'm thinking of just adding a db for a simple
file->pkg mapping for the beginning.
Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>