Subject: Re: micro-pkgizing the system
To: Alistair G. Crooks <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/02/2000 16:12:39
On Wed, 2 Feb 2000, Alistair G. Crooks wrote:
> We also need a tool to take the
> obsolete lists, and convert them into a +CONTENTS-style list,
> complete with MD5 sums (or ignore checksum entries), so that previous
> components can be deleted when upgrading, or when binaries have
> moved directories.

just prepend a bunch of "@exec rm -f"s...

> Not belittling your work, just a datapoint.

Sure - This was made out of curiosity and proof of concept, not to use it
for something real. I appreciate the datapoints you gave!

 - Hubert

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