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Re: what does "|" mean in the output of apt-cache depends and rdepends commands?

On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 04:08:31PM -0700, Ray Liere wrote:
> I have installed Debian 4.0r3 (etch). I am new to Debian (but have quite
> a bit of experience using linux). I do not understand the meaning of
> the "|" that appears once in a while in the output of the "depends" and
> "rdepends" apt-cache commands.

    I'm guessing "or".  "Suggests this, or this or this".  In the example
where the suggests were three different front ends for apt you would only need
one, really.

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