Re: at is broken
Christoph <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > dpkg --status foo | grep '^Status'
> And this works in a postinst script etc?
Yes. tetex packages use it in the preinst, for example, to check if
old tex packages are installed.
> Will there not be a problem opening databases or such?
No. dpkg's locking of status is not that course-grained.
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