Re: length of a package extended description
On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 01:24:20PM +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> 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.
Works here, just have to press return on the 'Chop long lines (press
RETURN)' message. (bash, version 4.3.30)
ditto for zsh (zsh 5.0.7)
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