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botch-clean-repository - clean errors in a repository by removing transitively
uninstallable or compilable packages


botch-clean-repository [options] Packages Sources


given a repository of binary packages and source packages, clean up that repository by
removing packages that can't be compiled or installed and packages which don't have an
associated binary or source package and packages which do not match the specified

This effectively creates a self contained repository of maximal size.


show program's version and exit

-h, --help
show this help message and exit

-v, --verbose
print additional information

do no print any messages

require source packages for arch:all binary packages

add source packages which only build arch:all binary packages

Drop Build-Depends-Indep dependencies

If a binary package is without a source package but there is a source package of same
name but different version, match this binary package to that source package.

-o, --outfile=FILE
Set the output file FILE

Native architecture ARCH

Host architecture arch. Defaults to native architecture.

Comma-separated foreign architectures in addition to native and host architectures.

By default, installing any binary package requires the coinstallation set of all
binary packages marked as Essential:yes to be installed as well. This option drops
this requirement.


Clean up a repository:

botch-clean-repository --deb-native-arch=amd64 packages sources > packages-clean
botch-bin2src --deb-native-arch=amd64 packages-clean sources > sources-clean

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