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

Colin Watson wrote:
> 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
> 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.

I see that now after reading over the last few messages again.  Sorry to
give the impression i'm still expecting something.

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