Re: dpkg - the letter prefixes.. what do they mean
On Fri, Mar 01, 2002 at 01:33:50PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> Not quite. 'un' means that it's no longer available ("unknown") and not
> installed, but since it's listed at all it was available once and the
> system hasn't forgotten about it yet.
> Packages that are available but that were never installed are listed as
> 'pn', along with packages that were once installed but later purged.
Cool, I figured I had some details wrong, but those always worked for me.
Now I know.