RE: Searching in dselect
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Heldebrant [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 11:56 AM
> On 12 Aug 2001 20:59:11 -0300, Daniel Toffetti wrote:
> > Is there any way of searching for a string in the short or long
> > descriptions of the packages in dselect ?
> Use the / key to set your search and the \ key to repeat it.
> It should
> be in the help keys description along with other usefull
> commands if you
> run dselect.
The '/' key is helpful in searching for a string in the package name, but it
will not search the descriptions of the packages. I seem to remember in a
previous version (even before slink) that it used to do this.