[pacman-dev] List packages from a given repo

R. Dale Thomas rdt at knoppmyth.net
Thu May 8 19:10:49 EDT 2008

Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi,
> I attach a script tentatively called "repopkg" that lists all packages 
> installed from a given repo. I find this useful for monitoring what I 
> have installed from [testing]. It is not entirely fool proof as it 
> assumes you have installed packages using "pacman -S pkg" and not 
> "pacman -S repo/pkg".
> A couple of queries. Can someone come up with a better name which is not 
> too long?  And any comments before I submit the for inclusion in the 
> contrib directory (it is best to come as a git patch right?).
> Cheers,
> Allan

Well, I made the following changes to speed it up by 40%:

< pacman -Sl > $pkglist
 > pacman -Sl | grep "^$1" > $pkglist
<   match=$(grep -m1 " $pkg " $pkglist | grep "^$1")
 >   match=$(grep -m1 " $pkg " $pkglist)

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