Re: APT 0.1.9 (yes, 0.1.9!) is released!
On Fri, Nov 06, 1998 at 02:04:02AM -0500, Steve Dunham wrote:
> BTW, if anyone is looking for ideas: a command line program to query
> the available cache would be a nice addition, something that can list
> package names with Versions and Short Descriptions, and provide
> complete records for individual packages. Like "dpkg -l" and "dpkg
> -s" except for uninstalled packages. (Unfortunately "dpkg -l *"
> doesn't list the versions or descriptions of uninstalled packages.)
$ dpkg -l afterstep | grep afterstep
pn afterstep <none> (no description available)
$ dpkg --print-avail afterstep
Maintainer: Jonathon D. Nelson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Depends: libc6, xlib6g (>= 3.3-5), xpm4g (>= 3.4j-0)
Description: A window manager with the NEXTSTEP look and feel.
AfterStep is a window manager based on FVWM which attempts to emulate
the NEXTSTEP look and feel, while retaining the configurability of its
predecessor. Note that this window manager makes extensive use of the
color palette. If you have only an 8-bit color display, it will run
as packaged, but you may want to modify the configuration to use fewer
AfterStep is a continuation of the BowMan window manager project, but
the name was changed to reflect the desire that it do more than
simply emulate and become a valuable window manager in its own right.
Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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