[arch-general] things specific to Arch?

Christian Rebischke Chris.Rebischke at archlinux.org
Sat Apr 16 21:18:40 UTC 2016

On Sat, Apr 16, 2016 at 10:38:14PM +0200, Maarten de Vries wrote:
> mkdosfs in part of the dosfstools package. In general, if you're looking
> for a specific tool (or other file) you can search the repositories for it
> using pkgfile. You first have to install pkgfile though, it's in the
> pkgfile package ;)

Since pacman 5.0 you even don't need to install pkgfile for it. You can just
query the pacman database via:

pacman -Fy (for updating the database)

and then

pacman -Fs mkdosfs

I recommend allans blogpost for this new feature:


best regards

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