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Re: Interfaces for dpkg/deb packages

On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 02:40:06PM -0700, Christopher Crammond wrote:
> Greetings All:
> First-time poster, please be gentle.  :)
> I was curious as to where I might be able to find out what
> non-command-line interfaces into .deb packages are available.  For
> instance, is there a C interface that could pull out information such as
> Name, Version, Release, etc... ?

There is a C++ one that can do such things: libapt-pkg, available with
the apt package.

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