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NAME ^

apt-find - Ask www.apt-get.org where to find a Debian package

SYNOPSIS ^

apt-find-v|<B--verbose ]> [ --arch ] query

DESCRIPTION ^

This script gives a simple command-line interface to the search engine of http://www.apt-get.org/. The output consist of sources.list entries.

Options

The following options are supported:

-v, --verbose

Verbose output. Add comments before the sources.list entry giving the list of matching package names, one by line.

Example:

    # libhttp-proxy-perl 0.08-1 (all)
    # libhttp-proxy-perl 0.08-2 (all)
    deb http://jay.bonci.com/debian/files /
--arch

Where arch is one of the Debian architectures, as listed in the search form of http://www.apt-get.org/.

At the time of the release of this script, the list was: all, alpha, arm, hppa, hurd-i386, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390, sh, sparc.

all, i386 are the form default if no option is given.

AUTHOR ^

Copyright 2004 Philippe "BooK" Bruhat, <book@cpan.org>.

LICENCE ^

This module is free software; you can redistribute it or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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