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?
# COLLUMNS=123 dpkg -l | grep -i sdl
if you are using Bourne shell
Chris Kaczmar <email@example.com>