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PROGRAM:

NAME


auto-apt - on demand package installation tool

SYNOPSIS


auto-apt [options] [command] [args...]

DESCRIPTION


This manual page documents briefly the auto-apt commands.

auto-apt is a program that checks file access of programs running within auto-apt
environments. If a program will access a file of uninstalled package, auto-apt will
install the package containing the file, by using apt-get.

OPTIONS


A summary of options is included below.

-h Usage.

-s No action, perform a simulation of action.

-y Automatic yes to prompt.

-q Quiet

-i Don't install in background process.

-x Disable X interface.

-X Enable X interface. Run apt-get in another x-terminal-emulator if you run in X
environments.

-a [dist[,dist...]]
Select installable distribution from main,contrib,non-free,non-US or none. If you
set "-a none", it means almost same as "-s".

-p [hook[,hook...]]
Select hook functions from exec,open,access,stat or none If you set "-p none", it
means almost same as "-s".

-D [dbfile]
Change dbfile from default /var/cache/auto-apt/pkgcontents.db

-F [filedb]
Change filedb from default /var/cache/auto-apt/pkgfiles.db, which is generated by
auto-apt update-local commands. It is used as default dbfile for commands with
-local postfix. In many cases, it is used with -L option to detect file access

-L [record.lists]
Append file access data to record.lists file.

COMMANDS


A summary of command is included below.

run [command]
Run command controlled by auto-apt. If command is not specified, user's shell will
be used.

update [ -a ]
Recreate dbfile from sources.list information. dbfile can be specified by -D
option. With -a option, all files are stored in dbfile. Note that dbfile become
too big with -a option.

update-local [ -a ]
Generate filedb from installed package information. filedb can be specified by -F
option. With -a option, all files are stored in dbfile. Note that dbfile become
too big with -a option.

merge [ -a ]
Merge package,filename information to dbfile, which can be specified by -D option.
With -a option, all files are stored in dbfile. Note that dbfile become too big
with -a option.

del package
Delete file information of package from dbfile database.

check [-v] [-f] file
Check which package provides file, from dbfile database. options: -v means
verbose. -f uses Contents-*.gz file instead of dbfile database.

install [-s] [-d] [-u] [-y] [-v] file
Try to install a package that provides file by using apt-get. You need root
privilege to run apt-get install.

list [-v] [-f]
List file information in dbfile database. options: -v means verbose. -f uses
Contents-*.gz file instead of dbfile database.

search [-v] [-f] pattern
Search file information by grep(1) pattern in dbfile database. options: -v means
verbose. -f uses Contents-*.gz file instead of dbfile database.

debuild [debuildopts]
Run debuild(1) in auto-apt environments, and show Build-Depends: estimation.
Recommended to use with -s option of auto-apt.

status Show whether current environment is in auto-apt or not.

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