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Changes for version 0.003 - 2013-09-14

  • split on , for debian packages to handle multiple packages owning the same file/dir (thanks to Graham Ollis <>)


high level to do list and targetted goals


Find information of installed packages
base class for package backends
get's information from Debian's package database via dpkg-query
handles AIX lslpp packaging system
deals with package information of Microsoft Installer
handles Sun's pkginfo
get's information from NetBSD's portable pkgsrc
deals with FreeBSD's Ports
get's information from RedHat Package Manager CLI
acesses the RPM database directly