debian-binary: Utilities to work with debian binary packages

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This package provides a library and some tools to work with debian binary packages.

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Versions [RSS] 0.0.1
Dependencies base, directory, filepath, HSH [details]
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Copyright (c) 2008 Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva <>
Author Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva
Maintainer Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva <>
Category System
Uploaded by MarcoSilva at 2008-09-11T14:26:52Z
Distributions NixOS:0.0.1
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables update, query, manual
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Readme for debian-binary-0.0.1

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This package is util for manipulating Debian binary packages.  It contains 3

1. manual

Usage: manual PACKAGE

Extracts the content of PACKAGE to /tmp/debian-binary and waits for a character
input from the user.  After the input, every change on the file will be
packaged to a file written in /tmp/PACKAGE.  The files of PACKAGE will be
accessible in the following path:

control/<content of control.tar.gz>
data/<content of data.tar.gz>

2. query

Usage: query COMMAND PACKAGE ...

Extracts each PACKAGE and runs COMMAND in it.

3. update

Usage: update COMMAND PACKAGE ...

Extracts each PACKAGE, runs COMMAND and repacks it.