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Re: Intersection of installed packages with orphaned packages

Jeroen van Wolffelaar <jeroen@wolffelaar.nl> 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


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