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PROGRAM:

NAME


apt-show-source - Lists source-packages.

DESCRIPTION


This program parses the APT lists for source packages and the dpkg status file and then
lists every package with a higher version number than the one installed.

It may prove very useful if the "deb" entries in your APT sources.list point to stable and
the "deb-src" entries point to unstable. With this program you are easily able to find out
if there is a newer version of eg. Program XXXX in unstable.

COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS


Optional command line parameters are the DPKG Status file to use, the path to APT's list
files and a package name. There are also options to display: all source-packages, verbose
messages, version-only and command-line help.

OPTIONS


-stf FILE, --status-file=FILE
Reads installed packages from FILE instead of /var/lib/dpkg/status.

-ld DIRECTORY, --list-dir=DIRECTORY
DIRECTORY specifies the path to APT's list files, defaults to /var/lib/apt/lists/.

-p PACKAGE, --package=PACKAGE
Prints out the installed-package/source-package version Information for PACKAGE.

--version-only
Prints version only if used together with --package.

-a, --all
Prints out all available source-packages with version.

-v, --verbose
Prints out verbose messages.

-h, --help
Prints out command-line help.

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