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Re: nearly similar terms in man page on dpkg


On Tue, 2015-05-05 at 02:29:42 +0200, lev wrote:
> Maybe it's just me, but I do have problems
> understanding the man page here:

> --update-avail, --merge-avail Packages-file

These work on Packages files, the ones found in repositories.

> -A, --record-avail package-file...

This one works on Debian binary package files (i.e. *.deb archives),
in the same way as --unpack or --install. I guess I could try to make
the man page more clear.


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