An idea on extending the "Package users" approach

Angel Tsankov fn42551 at fmi.uni-sofia.bg
Tue Jan 6 13:56:40 PST 2009


Herman Gerritsen wrote:
> Though there easier ways to find version of installed software I
> think.
> like "<program> --version" and every installed library has its version
> number in its name
>
Well, not all binaries show the package they belong to (or its version). 
For example, try 'su --version':
GNU bash, version 3.00.16(1)-release (i486-pc-linux-gnu)
Copyright (C) 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

--Angel 




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