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Re: Intersection of installed packages with orphaned packages

On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 02:12:13AM -0700, Stephen Birch wrote:
> I am interested in the intersection of packages installed on my
> machines with the list of orphaned packages. This is to be sure
> a program in use isn't orphaned without me becoming aware of it.
> Ideally the program would be run from cron about once a week and email
> a status report.
> Is there a program already in existence that can do the check?

You'd be wanting wnpp-check, in the devscripts package.  Check out rc-check
while you're at it.  Both are cronable.

- Matt

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