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APT-SORTPKGS

Section: [FIXME: manual] (1)
Updated: 29 February 2004
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NAME

apt-sortpkgs - Utility to sort package index files  

SYNOPSIS

apt-sortpkgs [-hvs] [-o=config string] [-c=file] file...
 

DESCRIPTION

apt-sortpkgs

will take an index file (Source index or Package index) and sort the records so that they are ordered by the package name. It will also sort the internal fields of each record according to the internal sorting rules.

All output is sent to stdout, the input must be a seekable file.  

OPTIONS

All command line options may be set using the configuration file, the descriptions indicate the configuration option to set. For boolean options you can override the config file by using something like -f-,--no-f, -f=no or several other variations.

-s, --source

Use Source index field ordering. Configuration Item: APT::SortPkgs::Source.

-h, --help

Show a short usage summary.

-v, --version

Show the program version.

-c, --config-file

Configuration File; Specify a configuration file to use. The program will read the default configuration file and then this configuration file. See apt.conf(5) for syntax information.

-o, --option

Set a Configuration Option; This will set an arbitrary configuration option. The syntax is -o Foo::Bar=bar. -o and --option can be used multiple times to set different options.
 

SEE ALSO

apt.conf(5)  

DIAGNOSTICS

apt-sortpkgs returns zero on normal operation, decimal 100 on error.  

BUGS

m[blue]APT bug pagem[][1]. If you wish to report a bug in APT, please see /usr/share/doc/debian/bug-reporting.txt or the reportbug(1) command.  

AUTHORS

Jason Gunthorpe

Author.

APT team

Author.
 

NOTES

1.
APT bug page
http://bugs.debian.org/src:apt


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
SEE ALSO
DIAGNOSTICS
BUGS
AUTHORS
NOTES

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