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Re: Feature suggestion re package metadata




On Sun, 29 Oct 2017, Mark Summerfield wrote:
> ISTM that subcategories or some other finer-grained classification
> would be a real help.

You're probably looking for debtags.

For example, if I wanted something with a shell interface which was
implemented in C++:

aptitude search '?tag(implemented-in::c++)?tag(interface::shell)'

or

axi-cache search package implemented-in::c++ interface::shell;

for example.

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