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Notes: please use the first argument of the template to provide more detailed indications. (Discuss in Talk:Pkgtools#)


Template:Package Official is a package created by Daenyth that includes various useful package-related utilities. It is available in community, and the latest Template:Package AUR release is available in AUR.


A tool to simplify creating a new package.



pkgfile is a tool that tells you which package owns a specific file. It also has some extra related features.

You should update filelist first.

# pkgfile --update


$ pkgfile -s pkgfile     # Search package that contain file's name pkgfile.
community/pkgtools       # Your searched file is in pkgtools package and community repository. 

"Command not found" hook

pkgfile includes a "command not found" hook that will automatically search the official repositories if you enter a command that is not recognized. It can be enabled in Template:Filename or in Template:Filename.

That will enable the hook in login shells only. If you want it in all your shells, source /usr/share/pkgtools/pkgfile-hook.bash from your .bashrc.


Converts an rpm .spec file into a PKGBUILD