Re: Intersection of installed packages with orphaned packages
Jeroen van Wolffelaar <email@example.com> writes:
>> On my systems, wnpp-alert lists packages that I don't have installed.
>> For example:
>> # wnpp-alert
>> O 279824 perlftlib -- Perl module for the FreeType library
>> # dpkg -l \*perlftlib\*
>> No packages found matching *perlftlib*.
> perlftlib is a source package, producing the binary packages fttools and
> libft-perl. I guess you have one of these two installed.
Thanks, I suspected something like that. Wouldn't it make more sense
for wnpp-alert to list the binary packages that are installed? What's
the command to find out which binary packages a source package