Re: files<->packages?

From: Gregory Hicks (ghicks_at_cadence.com)
Date: 06/12/04

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    > Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 10:52:55 +0100 (BST)
    > From: Alex Owen <rao3@leicester.ac.uk>
    >
    > On Thu, 10 Jun 2004, Jonathan Burelbach wrote:
    > > pkginfo -l <pkgname> - provide details information on a package.
    > > pkgchk -l <pkgname> - provides the file listing of a package
    > > pkgchk -lp <filename> - tells you what package the file came from
    >
    > But do these commands tell you about packages you have not yet
    > installed?

    No. They only tell you about what you have installed on your
    computer.

    Also, the "pkgchk -lp <filename>" above is incorrect.

    It should be "pkgchk -lp </path/to/filename>" Then it tells you what
    package the file came from...

    Regards,
    Gregory Hicks

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