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Re: Tool in base to query repositories for pre-built binaries

On Sun, 25 Jul 2010 00:16:05 +0300 Stathis Kamperis
<> wrote:
> Hi people,
> why don't we have in base a tool (pkgin? other?) that can query a
> repository on whether a pre-built binary exists ? Something like
> apt-cache search <package>.

It sounds useful. I suspect the reason that it does not exist is that
no one has been motivated to write such a tool.

Perry E. Metzger      

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