[gobolinux-users] General admin questions

Jonatan Liljedahl lijon at kymatica.com
Wed Nov 15 21:40:16 UTC 2006


Jonas Karlsson wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Nov 2006 21:18:03 +0100, Sean Russell <gobo at ser1.net> wrote:
> 
>> On Wednesday 15 November 2006 10:30, Jonas Karlsson wrote:
...
>> Ok.  So... how do I find these?  I'm pretty sure that I tried Compile
>> and InstallPackage, but I may not have.  In any case, what's the
>> correct way to find packages and recipes?  I tried "FindPackage IPW",
>> which returned no results.  For that matter, "FindPackage --type=recipe
>> KDE" also returns no results.  Do I need to initialize a cache or
>> something?
>>
> No. Unfortunatly FindPackage (or Compile or InstallPackage) doesn't do  
> wildcard matches or searches the contrib package store. The only way you  
> can find contrib packages is to browse the store on your nearest mirror.

No? This searches all official and contrib packages for packages
containing the string "foo":

	FindPackage -t o,c -s foo

-- 
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