Re: Intersection of installed packages with orphaned packages
Stephen Quinney <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 07:14:23PM +1000, Matthew Palmer wrote:
>> 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.
>> You'd be wanting wnpp-check, in the devscripts package. Check out rc-check
>> while you're at it. Both are cronable.
> I think you mean wnpp-alert and rc-alert (at least that's what they
> seem to be called on my sid machine).
On my systems, wnpp-alert lists packages that I don't have installed.
O 279824 perlftlib -- Perl module for the FreeType library
# dpkg -l \*perlftlib\*
No packages found matching *perlftlib*.
Any idea why this might be happening?