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Re: Dpkg in Ocaml



On Fri, Dec 06, 2002 at 10:10:20AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 05, 2002 at 10:42:16AM -0800, David Brown wrote:
> > I did a 'dpkg -s ocaml' and it reported it as non-free/devel.  I don't
> > know why it is reporting that for 3.06.  It doesn't on another machine
> > that I have.
> 
> 'dpkg -s' dumps information from the database of _installed_ packages
> 'dpkg -p' dumps information from the database of _available_ packages

dpkg -s and dpkg -p both report identically that they think ocaml is in
the non-free/devel section.  I could edit /var/lib/dpkg/available to fix
it, but I'm kind of curious how it got that way.

Dave

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