wnpp-alert [--diff] [package ...]
wnpp-alert downloads the lists of packages which have been orphaned
(O), are up for adoption (RFA), or the maintainer has asked for help
(RFH) from the WNPP webpages, and then outputs a list of packages
installed on the system, or matching the listed packages, which are in
Note that WNPP, and therefore wnpp-alert's output, is source package
If the ~/.devscripts_cache directory exists, compare the output
of wnpp-alert to the previous output (cached in the file wnpp-
diff) and output the differences.
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wnpp-alert was written by Arthur Korn <email@example.com> and modified by
Julian Gilbey <firstname.lastname@example.org> for the devscripts package. It is in
the public domain.
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