Command to show all packages in one repo?

Johannes Kastl ojkastl at
Mon Apr 23 12:37:28 PDT 2007

On 04/23/2007 09:30 PM Panu Matilainen wrote:

> Not really. Apt obviously does know what packages are in a given 
> repository but there's no good way to get that information out of it 
> currently:

Sorry to hear that.

> You *can* parse that info from 'apt-cache dump' output but that's hardly 
> the kind of answer you want :)


>  Improving the query capabilities and 
> repository manipulation is in the plans, if that's of any comfort.

Yeah! I knew you would plan something like this...

`You can do magic! Surely you can sourt out - well - anything!´
Scrimgeour [...] exchanged an incredulous look with Fudge, who really
did manage a smile this time as he said kindly, `The trouble is, the
other side can do magic too, Prime Minister.´ (Harry Potter 6)

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