Re: show searched packages including versions
- Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2018 22:26:40 -0500
- From: Michael Stone <mstone@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: show searched packages including versions
On Wed, Jan 03, 2018 at 07:17:11PM -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
Worse, I should have searched efoX-eSr, to make it clear one shouldn't need to
know a package's complete and exact basename including case
That part's easy--the case is lower...
How did *you* figure out to try apt-cache _pkgnames_ to get a search to include
Well, that command doesn't show the version, and it only does a prefix
search, not a substring search. It has a very specific intended purpose,
and this doesn't really seem like the right use case.