[arch-dev-public] Filename search for Arch

Xavier shiningxc at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 14:58:17 EST 2008

eliott wrote:
> 3. Why would someone need to search to see what owns a file that they
> don't have on their system, with pacman?

This is apparently regularly needed, I see the !owns command of phrik in 
#archlinux used every day.
An user might know that he needs some library file, or some binary, 
without knowing the package name.
Here is a typical example :

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