Re: SED help needed.
On 14 Nov 1996, Guy Maor wrote:
maor >Christoph Lameter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
maor >> I am trying to develop a sed script to extract a package description based
maor >> on the virtual package name but cannot get it to work:
maor >A simpler solution is to split on blank lines, which sed can't do.
maor >Use perl:
maor >perl -n000e 'print if /Provides:.* elf-x11r6/' /var/lib/dpkg/status
I dont know what "000e" does (cannot see it described in the perlrun
manpage) but the rest would just print one line and not
the other information about a package
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