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Re: dpkg -l needs wider package name output

On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 06:11:21PM -0400, Benjamin Rutt wrote:
> It seems that there is an arbitrary limit on 'dpkg -l':  it only seems
> to output the first 14 characters of any package name.  For example:
> # dpkg -l | grep -i sdl
> ii  libsdl1.2debia 1.2.5-3        Simple DirectMedia Layer (with X11 and OSS o
> If I didn't remember installing 'libsdl1.2debian-oss' previously, I'd
> have no idea what this package name was.
> Is there any known cure?
> -- 
> Benjamin

# COLLUMNS=123 dpkg -l | grep -i sdl

if you are using Bourne shell

Chris Kaczmar <arroyo@interia.pl>

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