[Dctrl-tools-devel] Bug#511233: Bug#511233: Idiom to specify parts of the archive to grep-dctrl against

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho antti-juhani at kaijanaho.fi
Sat Jan 10 16:47:59 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 06:56:49PM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> for my line of work (heh) I regularly have to run grep-dctrl against the
> Packages/Sources files for a combination of arches and suites. Since
> I've always found specifying the paths to those files a pain, I've been
> a long-time user of a small wrapper script [1] that concisely takes
> SUITE(S):COMPONENT(S):ARCH(ES) as its first argument, and pipes the
> appropriate files to grep-dctrl.

I agree that that would be useful.  I do prefer to avoid too much Debian
specific code in the programs proper, as opposed to config files, but that does
not need to be a problem.

Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Jyväskylä, Finland

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