Will install CD and Live CD be merged in the future?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Wed Mar 22 17:54:48 GMT 2006

On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 12:26:01PM -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:
> It's less than trivial but I don't see how it's "A lot harder than I
> think."  debian packages have a directory inside them called CONTROL
> which contains package information.

Debian packages are more than simply archives of files; you need to account
for files changing ownership between packages, diversions, actions of
maintainer scripts, etc.

Believe me, there is more to this than finding copies of the files which
came from the .deb, and even that isn't straightforward.

 - mdz

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