Security/support status of packages

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Fri Feb 8 16:25:35 GMT 2008

On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 04:43:20PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
> Colin Watson [2008-02-08 15:09 +0000]:
> >   grep-status -nsPackage -eFSection 'universe|multiverse' -a -FStatus ' installed' | sort
> Thanks for that hint. That seems to be buggy, though, it only prints
> out 'nspluginwrapper' for me. I have two tons of other universe
> packages installed.

Right, I don't think the component is necessarily included in the section in
/var/lib/dpkg/status.  If nothing else, we move packages between components
without rebuilding them.

 - mdz

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