Consistency checks of the package repository

Michael Bienia michael at
Sun Nov 19 11:30:08 GMT 2006

On 2006-11-18 20:26:43 -0600, Travis Watkins wrote:
> On 11/18/06, Jordan Mantha <mantha at> wrote:
> > P.S. As a side note, and perhaps it's a bad comparison, "apt-cache unmet
> > | grep Package | wc -l" on Edgy gives me 654 and on Debian Sid gives me 704.
> It looks like `apt-cache unmet` shows broken Recommends and Suggests
> as well. Not really fair, those packages are still installable.

Using 'apt-cache unmet -i' will show only packages with broken
dependencies. 'apt-cache unmet -i | grep -c Package' returns 120 broken
packages for edgy.


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