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Re: Check/Get all files (not) belonging to packages

On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 07:09:27PM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
> On 2008-02-11 18:57 +0100, Tobias Nissen wrote:
> > 1.
> > Is there a tool that lists all files _not_ belonging to an installed
> > package? I mean something more clever than just executing a dpkg -S for
> > each file... (which is madness!)
> Have a look at the `cruft' package.  Disclaimer: I haven't tried it yet,
> though it is on my todo list to check my system for remnants of old
> packages.

ISTM that tiger does this in one of its checks too. I'm not sure if
it goes over the whole system or just crucial directories, but I know
I get a monthly (I think) list of fils that don't belong to any known


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