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Re: 'apt-cache search' question #2

Bill Webster wrote:

Here's what I did:
1) Emptied the sources.list file (0 length file)
2) ran 'apt-get update'
3) ran 'apt-cache search ".*"'

I get a list of 774 packages???

Let me guess, you have 774 packages installed? apt-cache search has always additionally searched locally installed packages for me and I always thought that this was a useful feature. Though I don't know how exactly it does this.

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