[Aptitude-devel] feature request: show version of pkg in search result
for-gmane at mutluit.com
Fri Jan 23 11:35:49 GMT 2015
Axel Beckert wrote, On 01/23/2015 11:16 AM:
> U.Mutlu wrote:
>> is it possible to output also the version (and architecture) of a
>> pkg when doing a search?
>> For example this command shows the version of the installed pkg:
>> # dpkg -l | grep -i lxc
>> ii lxc 1:1.0.6-6 amd64 Linux Containers userspace tools
>> But aptitude search unfortunately doesn't show any version number:
>> # aptitude -V -t testing search lxc
>> i lxc - Linux Containers userspace tools
>> Or did I miss a program switch?
> From the man page:
> -F <format>, --display-format <format>
> Specify the format which should be used to display output
> from the search and versions commands. For instance,
> passing “%p %V %v” for <format> will display a package's
> name, followed by its currently installed version and its
> available version (see the section “Customizing how
> packages are displayed” in the aptitude reference manual
> for more information).
> The command-line option --disable-columns is often useful in
> combination with -F.
> For search, this corresponds to the configuration option
> Aptitude::CmdLine::Package-Display-Format; for versions,
> this corresponds to the configuration option
> To take your example with the example from the man page:
> $ aptitude search -F '%p %V %v' lxc
> libclxclient-dev 3.9.0-2 <none>
> libclxclient3 3.9.0-2 <none>
> lxc 1:1.0.6-6 1:1.0.6-6
> lxc-dbg 1:1.0.6-6 <none>
> lxctl 0.3.1+debian-3 0.3.1+debian-3
> nova-compute-lxc 2014.1.3-9 <none>
Oh, that's cool; it's already available in the program.
Sorry, I should've consulted the manual before posting... :-)
> You can get the full aptitude manual in English at
> https://aptitude.alioth.debian.org/doc/en/. Other languages are
> available at https://aptitude.alioth.debian.org/doc/.
> Regards, Axel
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