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Re: Why 2 inconsistent package managers frontents?

On 19 Jun 2000, Martin Bialasinski wrote:

> Could you show me how you do a dpkg -l netscape\* with apt? If this
> can be done with non-tuncated package names and version numbers of the
> not-installed packages, this would rock even more.

apt-cache search 'netscape.*' --names-only -f

And pull the versions out of the response I suppose.

It would be much better if there existed a perl/python native interface..


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