Re: Package of non-development scripts?
On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 01:03:17PM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 05:39:37AM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Is anyone currently maintaining a package of Debian-specific scripts
> > that are not packaging-related (i.e., not devscripts)? Quite a few
> > useful tidbits pass through this list, and it would be nice to collect
> > all of those small scripts into one package. If nobody is collecting
> > these, I'll likely start doing it, and package the result.
> > Here's one that I use from time to time to see which packages are
> > taking up the most disk space on my system. It's quite fast, thanks
> > to grep-dctrl and perl, but doesn't fit in any package that I could
> > find.
> > == dpkg-pigs ==
> > #!/bin/sh
> > grep-status -nsInstalled-size,Package -F Status ' installed' \
> > | perl -p00l12 -e 's/\n/ /' \
> > | sort -rn
> i also have scripts dpkg-hold to mark package(s) as held from the
> command line (and variants to unhold them and purge them).
> a package called debian-utils or dpkg-utils or similar would be good for
> scripts like these.
> and perhaps my dlocate should be folded into that package....it's tiny
> and doesn't really need a package of it's own.
I think that the existing 'debianutils' would be a good place for this
stuff, but it looks like you already tried that:
Any ideas for a new package name?