Pkgfile

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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.