Subject: Re: Searching Packages
To: None <>
From: Soren Jacobsen <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/28/2004 09:59:08
On 02/28 13:59, Daniel Bolgheroni wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking for a better way to find some packages on pkgsrc database
> based on some keywords. I don't think the two ways I know are the right
> choice, or even a good way to do.
> One way is to "make readme readme-all" in /usr/pkgsrc, open
> /usr/pkgsrc/README-all.html on a browser and search a keyword in it.
> Another way is to "make search key=package", but it takes a long time
> extracting complete dependency database (a lot of dots).
> I didn't find any references at
> What's the right way to search packages?

Try pkgsrc/pkglocate.