nALFS: New ALFS backend/frontend, all in one

Neven Has haski at sezampro.yu
Sat Aug 11 09:47:21 PDT 2001

On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 09:34:18PM -0400, atark at wrote:
> > The problem is that there is no easy way to do it - a simple find(1)-like
> > search before and after each <package> (or just one, inspecting time
> > stamps) would always do the trick. But that won't be very fast and, as you
> > probably already know by reading various mailing lists and "package
> > management" endless discussions, there aren't a lot of good options.
> Use strace, In about a hour I came up with a script to use as a drop in 
> replacement for the installwatch library in the checkinstall scripts.  It's 
> fast and works well, it does not have the problems that installwatch does.

So it could be "Use (f)ind-like search or (s)trace for collecting files?".
Why not... :)


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