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{{Ic|pkgfile}} is a tool that tells you which package owns a specific file.
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After installing the package, you should update the filelist first:
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# pkgfile --update
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Example:
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$ pkgfile makepkg    # Search for a package that contains a file named 'makepkg'.
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core/pacman          # Your searched file is in 'pacman' package in [core] repository.

Revision as of 00:29, 18 July 2012

pkgfile is a tool that tells you which package owns a specific file.

After installing the package, you should update the filelist first:

# pkgfile --update

Example:

$ pkgfile makepkg     # Search for a package that contains a file named 'makepkg'.
core/pacman           # Your searched file is in 'pacman' package in [core] repository.