[aur-general] Removal notifier?

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Wed Jul 17 11:48:43 EDT 2013

On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 11:34:39AM -0400, Jonathan Arnold wrote:
> Speaking of removing packages, is there a tool that would tell me if a
> package I have installed has been removed? As someone who installs far
> too many packages, I will end up with a package installed because 
> something depends on it, but then that something goes away and I 
> never find out.
> -- 
> Jonathan Arnold        Webstream: http://hieronymus.soup.io
> Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.
> Michael Jordan

Not really. The below will give you a list of packages which are not in
the repositories and not in the AUR:

$ pacman -Qmq | grep -xvFf <(cower -i --format %n $(pacman -Qmq))

...but there's no distinction between "not in the AUR anymore" and
"never was in the AUR to begin with".

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