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Re: length of a package extended description

On 2015-01-10 13:34:37 +0100, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Nonsense, the format is trivial and stable.

I've never seen that it was stable.

> A quick one-line-ish fix for this (requires a modern shell) is:
> apt-cache show texlive-latex-extra | tr '\n' $'\001' | sed $'s/\001 / /g' | tr $'\001' '\n' | sort | less +-S

which doesn't work at all, neither with zsh nor with bash.

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