[gobolinux-users] General admin questions

Jonas Karlsson jonka750 at student.liu.se
Wed Nov 15 21:47:44 UTC 2006


On Wed, 15 Nov 2006 22:40:16 +0100, Jonatan Liljedahl <lijon at kymatica.com>  
wrote:

> 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
>
Oups. :*)
Well...
I mean...
Eh, you're right :)

You learn something new every day :)
-- 
/Jonas

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