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Re: APT 0.1.9 (yes, 0.1.9!) is released!

Steve Dunham <dunham@cse.msu.edu> writes:


> > $ dpkg --print-avail afterstep
> This fits the second request with one exception: "apt-get update"
> doesn't update /var/lib/dpkg/available.  (That why I suggested using
> the available cache.)  Assuming "/var/lib/dpkg/available" were
> updated, a simple perl script, using "Dpkg::Package" would do the
> trick.  

The `/usr/lib/dpkg/methods/apt/update' script _does_ update
/var/lib/dpkg/available, which is what I always use instead of just
`apt-get update'.

	 Carey Evans  http://home.clear.net.nz/pages/c.evans/

			   Close your eyes.

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