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

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Perry E. Metzger 
<> wrote:
> 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.

What's wrong with pkgin?

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