Re: Intersection of installed packages with orphaned packages
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 10:31:58AM -0400, Dan Christensen wrote:
> Stephen Quinney <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 07:14:23PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
> >> On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 02:12:13AM -0700, Stephen Birch wrote:
> >> > I am interested in the intersection of packages installed on my
> >> > machines with the list of orphaned packages.
> >> You'd be wanting wnpp-check, in the devscripts package. Check out rc-check
> >> while you're at it. Both are cronable.
> > I think you mean wnpp-alert and rc-alert (at least that's what they
> > seem to be called on my sid machine).
> On my systems, wnpp-alert lists packages that I don't have installed.
> For example:
> # wnpp-alert
> O 279824 perlftlib -- Perl module for the FreeType library
> # dpkg -l \*perlftlib\*
> No packages found matching *perlftlib*.
perlftlib is a source package, producing the binary packages fttools and
libft-perl. I guess you have one of these two installed.
Jeroen van Wolffelaar
Jeroen@wolffelaar.nl (also for Jabber & MSN; ICQ: 33944357)