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Bug#514881: release-notes: fixes

Jens Seidel <jensseidel@users.sf.net> wrote:
>On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 06:52:31PM +0200, Igor Stirbu wrote:
>> * in section 4.3 a Note contains the command
>>     aptitude search 'i~M package_name'
>> and it works if changed to
>>     aptitude search 'i~M'

Hmm, is there also a typo here - what does
    aptitude search 'i~M'
actually do? A quick reading of the documentation in
/usr/share/doc/aptitude/html/en/ch02s03.html in the etch version of
aptitude (0.4.4-4) seems to imply that the command searches for
packages with an "i" in the package name and that are auto-installed.

I get a larger list of auto-installed packages using either
    aptitude search '~i~M'
    aptitude search '~M'
(both give the same list of packages on my system, though I don't know
if the two are always the same).

For instance, the package "xfonts-base" (which I have auto-installed)
is not listed with 'i~M' but is listed with the other two commands.

My guess is that '~i~M' was actually meant.

(The version of the release notes that I was reading is for i386,
English, and has the date 2009-02-14 at the start.)

-=- Rjs -=- rjs@cs.hut.fi, Riku.Saikkonen@hut.fi

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