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.
* "Jason" == Jason Gunthorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Jason> apt-cache search 'netscape.*' --names-only -f
Jason> And pull the versions out of the response I suppose.
This doesn't show, if a package is already installed, does it?
Jason> It would be much better if there existed a perl/python native
Definitely. I just speak perl/pike/php, so I can't do anything about
this, I'm afraid.