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Bug#168904: non-files in dpkg -L output [Was: Bug#39830: [AMENDMENT]: get rid of undocumented(7) symlinks]

On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 08:59:18AM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> Package: dpkg
> Severity: wishlist
> It would be most helpful if dpkg --listfiles had a way to indicate the
> type of relevant files, or better yet, if it just looked vaguely like
> ls output (complete with mode and owner). Preferably including support
> for --color. This should probably be a new option (dpkg --ls?).

dpkg -L libc6 | xargs ls -ld --color

seems to do what you want, no dpkg changes necessary. Yay Unix!


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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