[Slackbuilds-users] Descriptive list of packages

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sun Jun 25 17:00:55 UTC 2017

On Sun, 25 Jun 2017, Daniel Prosser wrote:

> If you have mirrored the repo locally you can just use find and grep, ie:
> find $REPO_ROOT -maxdepth 3 -mindepth 3 -name "README" | xargs grep -i searchterm


   Like a web search, sometimes the term we use is not the term used in the
package so we don't find what we want even if it exists.

> I think some of the SBO package management tools might also have a
> function built in to search in READMEs. sboui (which I wrote) has it at
> least.

   I tried using sbopkg's 'view README' but it dumped me back to the list of

Thanks for the reply,


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