querying whether pkg is installed with version X or upwards ("atom" syntax) (re-post)
On Wed, 26 Mar 2008 12:07:13 +0200
Amit Dor-Shifer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> reposting, hoping for a reply this time.
> Amit Dor-Shifer wrote:
> > emerge features syntax for installing a package according to certain
> > bounds. This is referred to in the manpage as "atom" specification.
> > I'm wondering whether equery has the same feature for querying.
> > E.G: I'd like to be able to ask:
> > equery l '>=app-misc/my-pkg-1.1'
> > I'd expect the listing to be empty when my-pkg is not installed, or
> > is installed by of version less than 1.1.
Well, most equery subcommands support the same atom syntax, just 'list'
and 'size' apparently don't implement it, as those support regular
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