brad at linuxbofh.com
Mon Apr 1 14:01:54 PST 2002
On Mon, Apr 01, 2002 at 01:39:36PM -0800, E Frank Ball wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 23, 2002 at 09:41:12PM -0800, Warren Raquel wrote:
> } Since I'm relatively new to the area and the group I don't know if
> } this topic has been covered before but I think that a great
> } talk/discussion would be transitioning between Debian and RedHat and
> } vice versa. Just a thought. What does everyone else think?
> Does anybody ever transition from Debian to Redhat?
I can't see why anyone would.
> I'm interested. I recently fired up a Debian box and I'm having some
> problems with it. I had RedHat/Mandrake/Turbo pretty well figured out,
> but this is different (mostly apt-get/dselect/dpkg instead of rpm). I
> think I broke dselect, but I don't have time to get into that now. I'm
> not going to be able to fool much with this until the last week of
> April, but is there an equivalent to rpm -qf ? (query a file and ask it
> what package it belongs to?)
dpkg -S filename-search-pattern ...
It is a bit better than rpm -qf, as you don't need the full path and
you can use wildcard matching. Eric sent an email out a while back
that had a lot of rpm equivalents, let me know if you want a copy.
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