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Old 12-04-2005, 09:39 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by mdarby
When doing a search in slapt-get it always returns odd package listings that in no way could be dependencies.
slapt-get searches not only package names, but locations (such as /a/), and descriptions. If you are want to just see the package name return, you can use --search ^name for specific package name matches. See regex(7) for more.
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Originally Posted by jimkalb
So if you have the slackware-10.2 directory as your source and do slapt-get --update what it returns will be all the patched packages?
You're getting access to the official Slackware (10.2) packages and patches, with the exception of other categories like 'Extra' for example. To enable that you would need a line similar to the one below in your /etc/slapt-get/slapt-getrc file:

At least, I think that's right.


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