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Sync dpkg's available database with apt's database.
SYNC-AVAILABLE(8) Debian administrator's manual SYNC-AVAILABLE(8)
NAMEsync-available - sync dpkg's available database with apt's database
SYNOPSISsync-available sync-available --version sync-available --help
DESCRIPTIONThis program updates the dpkg(8) available database with the data in the apt(8) package database. This is required for grep-available(1) and other similar programs to give up- to-date results. The same functionality is available through dselect(8), when it is configured to use apt(8) as its acquisition method. However, this program does not require that dselect(8) is installed.
EXIT STATUSThe program exits with status code 0 if all went well, and a non-zero status code other‐ wise.
OPTIONS--version Output the name and version of the program onto standard output stream. --help Give a brief usage statement on the standard output stream.
ENVIRONMENTTMPDIR The name of the directory where temporary files are created. Default is /tmp.
AUTHORThe program and this manual page were written by Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <@debian.org>.
Debian Project 2005-07-11 SYNC-AVAILABLE(8)
SEE ALSOgrep-available(1), apt(8), dpkg(8), dselect(8)
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