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Re: how to rebuild "available" list with apt-get/aptitude

On Sun, Jun 04, 2000 at 01:08:33AM +0200, Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> available list from apt's cache, since i find it very handy to use that file
> for looking at the package structure of debian.

i found the solution myself (sorry for asking):


echo "Merging Available information"
rm -f $CACHEDIR/available
$APTCACHE dumpavail > $CACHEDIR/available
$DPKG --update-avail $CACHEDIR/available
rm -f $CACHEDIR/available

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