[Dctrl-tools-devel] Bug#702150: Bug#702150: dctrl-tools: -X should match on "NAME (VERSION)" too

Teodor MICU mteodor at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 17:11:07 UTC 2013

2013/3/3 Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <antti-juhani at kaijanaho.fi>
> > By using '-X' some times not all packages are selected:
> >
> >     Package: python2.7
> >     Source: python2.7 (2.7.3-7)
> This is the expected result, hence downgrading to wishlist.
> -X is supposed to check if the field in question (in this case, Source, or if
> it is missing, Package) contains the string (in this case $PKG) and nothing else.

This is not expected at all. You see that the name in question has an
exact match?

> > I thing that »grep-dctrl -X« should match on "NAME (VERSION)" too.
> I think changing the defined meaning of -X that radically is out of the question.
> Providing another flag to do what you are reqesting is possible, though the
> question of exactly what it *should* match is not clear.  Can you give me a
> regexp, for example?

This is not a radical change. A regex could be found, the question is
would you accept it.


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