apt-find - Ask www.apt-get.org where to find a Debian package
apt-find [ -v|<B--verbose ]> [ --arch ] query
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.
The following options are supported:
Verbose output. Add comments before the sources.list entry giving the list of matching package names, one by line.
# libhttp-proxy-perl 0.08-1 (all) # libhttp-proxy-perl 0.08-2 (all) deb http://jay.bonci.com/debian/files /
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.
Copyright 2004 Philippe "BooK" Bruhat, <email@example.com>.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.