Package list in Ubuntu universe incomplete?
sparkes at westmids.biz
Mon Nov 1 17:28:01 UTC 2004
Alexey Molchanov wrote:
> I'm using Warty final and trying to install package stardict but
> 'apt-cache search stardict' can't find it in repositories. :(
> My sources.list have entries for main and universe, i.e.:
> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ warty main restricted
> deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ warty universe
> I knew Debian have this package so I investigated little futher and
> manually found this package at the universe pool:
> Why apt-cache search can't find this package?
> Maybe Packages.gz incorrect?
It could be that this package has failed a build. I don't know how you
can check this without asking a developer ;-) but I am sure a search of
the mailing list will point you to a list of packages that buildd has
failed to compile (if such a thing exists).
<davee> "Sparkes, the Pete Best of LugRadio"
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