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Re: [alpine-devel] apk list repository contents

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2009 19:17:42 +0100

On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 11:53 -0600, Cameron Banta wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 9:05 AM, Natanael Copa
> I wonder if we might want have this in a separate applet. ie.
> 'apk info'
> is for querying installed packages and maybe 'apk search' for
> whats in
> repository.
> apk search without options could list all packages in
> repositories. then
> we could search based on comment, match pkgname, dependencies
> etc.
> I'm just throwing out some ideas...
> -nc
> That's a good idea. I'll can start working up a search applet, if you
> want.

I think that would be very nice. Its different from what we have in
apk-tools-0.15 (its nice to be somewhat compatible) but on the other
hand, we had alot less info in the index then so it didnt make any sense
at that time.

I say go for apk search.

> -Cameron

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