[PATCH] document --whole-pkg in grep-dctrl manpage

Stefano Zacchiroli zack at upsilon.cc
Thu Jan 29 10:33:23 UTC 2009

 man/grep-dctrl.1.cp |    6 ++++++
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man/grep-dctrl.1.cp b/man/grep-dctrl.1.cp
index 36741e7..4d344f4 100644
--- a/man/grep-dctrl.1.cp
+++ b/man/grep-dctrl.1.cp
@@ -137,6 +137,12 @@ Ignore case when looking for a match in the current simple filter.
 .IP "\-X, \-\-exact\-match"
 Do an exact match (as opposed to a substring match) in the current
 simple filter.
+.IP "\-\-whole\-pkg"
+Do an extended regular expression match on whole package names,
+assuming the syntax of inter-package relationship fields such as
+Depends, Recommends, ... When this flag is given you should not worry
+about sub-package names such as "libpcre3" also matching
+"libpcre3-dev". This flag implies \-e.
 .IP "\-\-eq"
 Do an equality comparison under the Debian version number system.  If
 the pattern or the field to be searched in is not a valid Debian


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