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Bug#516061: apt-cache search responds "E: You must give exactly one pattern" but accepts multiple strings

Package: apt
Severity: minor

Subject line says it all -- error message needs to be brought into sync with
the actual usage.

-- Package-specific info:

-- (/etc/apt/preferences present, but not submitted) --

-- (/etc/apt/sources.list present, but not submitted) --

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 5.0
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (1000, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_IN.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_IN.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages apt depends on:
ii  debian-archive-keyring        2009.01.31 GnuPG archive keys of the Debian a
ii  libc6                         2.7-18     GNU C Library: Shared libraries
ii  libgcc1                       1:4.3.3-3  GCC support library
ii  libstdc++6                    4.3.3-3    The GNU Standard C++ Library v3

apt recommends no packages.

Versions of packages apt suggests:
pn  apt-doc                      <none>      (no description available)
ii  aptitude            terminal-based package manager
ii  bzip2                        1.0.5-1     high-quality block-sorting file co
ii  dpkg-dev                     1.14.25     Debian package development tools
ii  lzma                         4.43-14     Compression method of 7z format in
pn  python-apt                   <none>      (no description available)
ii  synaptic                     0.62.5      Graphical package manager

-- no debconf information

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