Just a thought ....

Timothy Bauscher timothy at linuxfromscratch.org
Sat Jan 25 10:56:49 PST 2003


On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 10:58:24AM -0000, Jamie Bennett wrote:
>   The one find() and two find() logging on its own is pretty useless. Its
> nice but a lot more could be done with it. Its output couldn't exactly be
> used to 'un-install a package'. A file in xml format with a list of files 
> added/modified/removed during the installation could be used to say, remove 
> the package later if it wasn't required.

A slow solution:
http://linuxfromscratch.org/~timothy/floss/

Overloading kernel functions would be a faster solution
than traversing directory trees. A query tool for floss
logs:

http://linuxfromscratch.org/~timothy/brush/

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