Subject: Re: pkg_grep tool
To: Michael G. Schabert <>
From: Gandhi woulda smacked you <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/1999 11:27:52
On Thu, 8 Apr 1999, Michael G. Schabert wrote:

# When you do a pkg_info -e, you get:
# a) just another prompt if you don'e exactly match the pkg_name with version
# b) the name of the pkg that you just entered if you entered it correctly.

It works _fine_ if you remember to append an asterisk to the pkg_name you

# So if you do a pkg_info -e perl, you just get another prompt, whether it's
# installed or not.

	pkg_info -e perl\*

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