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Re: [dpkg wishlist] new search features?

Previously Xan wrote:
> I'm a final user of Debian (desktop user). Recently, I think that it's 
> necessary that dpkg allows to search packages like this way:

Agreed. We should try to sync the syntax with what grep-dctrl does I
think; I haven't looked at their syntax yet though.

> Another is that dpkg allows to search what flavours are installed on my 
> computer (if I only have unstable packages or unstable and testing), and idem 
> to tasks and category.

dpkg doesn't have the necessary information to do that.


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