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Re: Entries in Packages files that lack a Source field

On 20050519T205101+1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Something equivalent to:
>   cat /var/lib/dpkg/available |
>     awk '/^Package:/ {P=$2;V=""}
>          /^Version:/ {if (V=="") { V=$2; } }
>          /^Source: .* (.*)/ {V=substr($3,2,length($3)-2)}
>          /^Source:/ {P=$2}
>          /^$/ { print "Source-Package:", P; print "Source-Version:", V }
>          {print}'
> I would've thought. (That adds "Source-Package:" and "Source-Version:" 
> fields to every stanza)
> The idea being that "grep-available --source-info [...]" would work the 
> same as piping the above into "| grep-ctrl [...]".

Any user can already put that in their ~/.grep-dctrlrc (well, a not
*literally* that, but instructions to that effect).

If someone wants it as a standard feature, feel free to wishlist-bug
Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Debian developer 


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