dd-list [-hiusV] [--help] [--stdin] [--sources Sources_file] [--dctrl]
[--version] [--uploaders] [package ...]
dd-list produces nicely formatted lists of Debian (.deb) packages and
Input is a list of source or binary package names on the command line
(or the standard input if --stdin is given). Output is a list of the
following format, where package names are source packages by default:
J. Random Developer <email@example.com>
Diana Hacker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This is useful when you want, for example, to produce a list of pack-
ages that need to attention from their maintainers, e.g., to be rebuilt
when a library version transition happens.
Print brief help message.
Read package names from the standard input, instead of taking
them from the command line. Package names are whitespace delim-
Read package list from standard input in the format of a Debian
package control file. This includes the status file, or output
of apt-cache. This is the fastest way to use dd-list, as it uses
the maintainer information from the input instead of looking up
the maintainer of each listed package.
If no Source: line is given, the Package: name is used for out-
put, which might be a binary package name.
-s, --sources Sources_file
Read package information from the specified Sources_files. This
can be given multiple times.
If no Sources_files are specified, any files matching
/var/lib/apt/lists/*_source_Sources will be used.
Also list developers who are named as uploaders of packages, not
only the maintainers; this is the default behaviour, use --nou-
Print the version.
Lars Wirzenius <email@example.com>
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Debian 2011-10-27 DD-LIST(1)
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