[Debtags-devel] poptags

Gustavo Franco gustavorfranco at gmail.com
Sun Aug 14 21:23:39 UTC 2005

On 8/13/05, Enrico Zini <enrico at enricozini.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 06:33:09PM -0300, Gustavo Franco wrote:
> > I'm writing this message to inform you that i did a small hack to
> > cross information from popcon with debtags, called poptags[0]. It
> > isn't strictly debtags but can be.
> >
> > It's still in early stages of development but i aim to replace my
> > "apt-cache search regex" usage with "poptags regex or facet".
> Nice!
> I'm currently doing a bit of work on the libapt-front[1] side, and we are
> having a very nice library integrating APT and Debtags data.  One cool
> thing about the design of that library, is that it allows to add
> different sources of information, and I'd like to have popcon data among
> them.
> Do you think you could make a 'popcon' tool with at least a 'popcon
> update' command that, like debtags, downloads popcon data and creates a
> binary index to access them quickly?  I (or you if you do C++) could
> then integrate that library into libapt-front.

I'll be short in time this week (back to the uni), but i'll try in the
spare time.

Are you asking for a popcon code only or something like poptags but
with the 'update' feature creating a binary index ? In both cases i'll
use debtags code as reference.

Gustavo Franco -- <stratus at debian.org>

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