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Re: [alpine-devel] apk-tools work-in-progress

From: Roger Newman <>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 10:54:10 +0200

>> If you have new patchsets, old ones that are rebased, something I missed
>> or just other ideas for apk-tools, please reply to this mail.
> One of the missing features in apk-tools (I've had this question multiple
> times on IRC) is the ability of query packages file list when not installed.
> I think we have discussed this before, but I though I would just bump it
> again to see what you think about it.
> Maybe add an switch to generate an alternative database which we can query
> after it has been generated locally?
> -carlo

I like the idea of getting a list of files without installing the pkg.
Was asking that this morning on IRC.

+1 from my side for that feature.

- Roger

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