Re: dpkg - the letter prefixes.. what do they mean
On Fri, 2002-03-01 at 08:40, Harry Putnam wrote:
> dpkg -l '*desk*' shows a series of hits, all are preceded by
> dpkg -l 'gnome*' shows a number of things some are proceeded by
> ii and some by un.
> Where does on look to find out what these letters mean. I went thru
> man dpkg several times looking for some referrence. A grep with `ii'
> gets no hits. dpkg --help doesn't appear to make any mention.
dpkg -l | head
The first 3 lines of the dpkg output list what the letters mean.
maniac@widow:/etc/courier/smtpaccess$ dpkg -l | head
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
||/ Name Version Description
ii a2ps 4.13b-15 GNU a2ps 'Anything to PostScript'
ii acct 6.3.5-30 The GNU Accounting utilities.
ii adduser 3.45 Add and remove users and groups