Compatability with FreeBSD Ports

Jeremy C. Reed reed at
Fri Aug 19 11:02:01 PDT 2005

On Fri, 19 Aug 2005, Eduardo Tongson wrote:

Neat stuff there.
Instead of those .spec files or XML I think using a light database like
sqlite to store metadata is worth it. What do you think?
I'd prefer not to depend on more tools or libraries not provided by 

I see yum also uses sqlite on the client side. Yum appears to only 
download gzipped xml files. Then yum puts it into that sqlite format after 

I don't know sqlite. But I think that for now native dbopen(2) might be 
fine if we really need speedier access.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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