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Re: Terminfo and emacs

The man page means that you either use 
dpkg -S more


dpkg --search more

{} has a meaning for the shell.


On Sat, Mar 02, 2002 at 11:07:10AM -0800, Harry Putnam wrote:
> message:
> A usage statement and "Bash --search command not found" with the
> command line indicated there:
> dpkg {-S|--search} pattern # search package from installed filename
> My actual command line attempts were:
> dpkg {-S|--search} /bin/more
> dpkg {-S|--search} more
> And with single quotes around the curley brackets:
> dpkg '{-S|--search}' /bin/more
> Maybe it wants a packagename 
> But seems unlikely since it starts by saying:
>      To find the package to which a particular file belongs: 
> dpkg {-S|--search} emacs21
> Still no useful output.
> Its pretty clear that I'm using it wrong but I did try to follow the
> example listed there.  What is expected at `pattern'
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