In what package can I find <anyfile>?
I was trying to compile Emacs and got an error for a missing header file.
What package do I install? To answer this, I did this:
bash-2.01$ for deb in */*.deb
> do echo $deb;
> dpkg --info $deb;
> dpkg --contents $deb
> done >> /tmp/deb-files.dat
This gives me a complete list. Only problem... The file is 12.6 MB in size
for main only! (okay, it compresses down to a mere 1.7 MB).
Would it be a good idea to include such a list on the official CD? Perhaps
a compressed version on the ftp server, or none at all (such that changing
one pacakge doesn't force all mirrors to download an extra 12.6MB!)
I think it would save a lot of questions on debian-user.
Peter Galbraith, research scientist <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca>
Maurice Lamontagne Institute, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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