Subject: Re: 'pkg_info' needs a 'without -I' option
To: David Brownlee <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/06/1999 15:26:19
On Tue, 6 Apr 1999, David Brownlee wrote:
> 	Currently 'pkginfo' == 'pkginfo -a' == 'pkginfo -a -I'.
> 	This is compunded by the fact 'pkg_info' can be quite slow,
> 	and there is no way to get a 'quick' listing of all installed
> 	packages (short of 'ls /var/db/pkg'). Would it be feasible to
> 	add such an option?

Choose which part you want, it's all there:

miyu% pi -qI xpm\*
The X Pixmap library.
Sets the root window to an Xpm pixmap
miyu% pi -e xpm\*

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>