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Re: dpkg / apt equivalent to 'rpm -qf'?

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 06:17:49AM +1000, Paul Gear wrote:
> John Hasler wrote:
> > That is precisely what we are talking about.
> What you said was "We are talking about files the contents of which are
> created by maintainer scripts."  My point was that it doesn't matter
> what creates it (the package or the maintainer script), it's
> counter-intuitive that you can't track back from a file to its related
> application.

If the package creates it (i.e., it's shipped in the .deb), then 'dpkg
-S' will tell you about it; so you and John are in fact talking about
exactly the same thing. John is just drilling down and trying to work
out ways of implementing it.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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