NAMEwhohas - find packages in various distributions' repositories
SYNTAXwhohas [--no-threads] [--shallow] [--strict] [-d Dist1[,Dist2[,Dist3 etc.]]] pkgname
DESCRIPTIONwhohas is a command line tool to query package lists from the Arch, Debian, Fedora, Gentoo, Mandriva, openSUSE, Slackware (and linuxpackages.net), Source Mage, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Fink, MacPorts, Opkg (embedded) and Cygwin distributions.
OPTIONS--no-threads Don't use multiple threads to query package lists (will be much slower) --shallow Limit to one call per server. Faster, but loses some information, typically package size and release date. --strict Return only packages whose name exactly matches pkgname. -d Dist1[,Dist2[,Dist3 etc.]] Queries only for packages for the listed distributions. Recognised values for Dist1, Dist2, etc. are "archlinux", "cygwin", "debian", "fedora", "fink", "freebsd", "gentoo", "mandriva", "macports", "netbsd", "openbsd", "opensuse", "slackware", "sourcemage", "ubuntu", and "opkg". pkgname Package name to query for
FILESwhohas uses various files in ~/.whohas to cache package lists for some distributions.
SEE ALSOSee intro.txt or intro.html notes on using whohas.
AUTHORSwhohas is written and maintained by Philipp Wesche <firstname.lastname@example.org> This man page was written by Jonathan Wiltshire <email@example.com> for the Debian project and adapted for a new version by Philipp Wesche <firstname.lastname@example.org> WHOHAS(1)