Re: Non-understood advice - was Re: dist-upgrade from sarge to etch - package
On Sat, Feb 09, 2008 at 20:03:37 +0000, Felix Karpfen wrote:
> On Fri, 08 Feb 2008 18:40:09 -0800, Daniel Burrows wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 08:54:02PM +0000, Felix Karpfen wrote:
> >> I recollect running a command that identified non-Debian packages
> >> as part of the upgrade to Etch and *the command gave the expected
> >> output*. But, alas, I can no longer find what that command was.
> > I'm now completely confused. The problem is just that you want to
> > find the command that you ran before? Am I understanding correctly?
> > Daniel
> I was hoping that:
> | aptitude search '~i!~Odebian'
> was the command that I ran successfully as part of the upgrade from
> Sarge to Etch and had forgotten.
> If it is the same command, it is now behaving quite differently. I
> refrained from posting the output that it now produces because the
> output is lengthy and I wanted to conserve bandwidth. But here are the
> first few lines of that output:
> | i a2ps - GNU a2ps - 'Anything to PostScript' conver
> | i A abiword-common - WYSIWYG word processor based on GTK2
> | i A abiword-gnome - WYSIWYG word processor based on GTK2/GNOME
> | i abiword-help - online help for AbiWord
> | i adduser - Add and remove users and groups
> | i afio - archive file manipulation program
> | i A akregator - RSS feed aggregator for KDE
> | i alien - install non-native packages with dpkg
> | i alsa-base - ALSA driver configuration files
> | i alsa-oss - ALSA wrapper for OSS applications
> | i alsa-utils - ALSA utilities
What do youe see when you run
apt-cache policy a2ps adduser alsa-base
Regards, | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer