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FS#1355 - Allow 'pacman -Qil <pkgname>'

Attached to Project: Pacman
Opened by Tommi Rantala (ttrantal) - Tuesday, 31 August 2004, 05:48 GMT
Last edited by Judd Vinet (judd) - Tuesday, 31 August 2004, 19:32 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Status Closed
Assigned To Judd Vinet (judd)
Architecture not specified
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 0.7 Wombat
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


With RPM, one can do 'rpm -qil <pkgname>' to get info and list of files. This should be possible with pacman as well.

I sent a patch for 2.8.4 to Judd that enables this feature, here's some sample output:

# ./pacman -Qil zip
Name : zip
Version : 2.3-2
Groups : None
Packager : Arch Linux (
License :
Architecture :
Size : 174592
Build Date : Wed Sep 04 20:10:44 2002 UTC
Install Date : Mon Jul 19 00:49:34 2004 UTC
Install Script : No
Provides : None
Depends On : glibc
Required By : kdeutils
Conflicts With : None
Description : Creates PKZIP-compatible .zip files

zip /usr/
zip /usr/bin/
zip /usr/bin/zip
zip /usr/bin/zipnote
zip /usr/bin/zipcloak
zip /usr/bin/zipsplit
zip /usr/man/
zip /usr/man/man1/
zip /usr/man/man1/zip.1

# ./pacman -Qlip /var/cache/pacman/pkg/rar-3.3.0-1.pkg.tar.gz
Name : rar
Version : 3.3.0-1
Groups : None
Packager : dorphell <>
License :
Architecture :
Size : 471708
Build Date : Fri Feb 20 16:08:47 2004 UTC
Install Date :
Install Script : No
Provides : None
Depends On : gcc glibc
Required By : None
Conflicts With : None
Description : The RAR compression program

rar usr/
rar usr/bin/
rar usr/bin/rar
rar usr/bin/unrar
   pacman_qil.patch (3.4 KiB)
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Closed by  Judd Vinet (judd)
Saturday, 18 September 2004, 00:53 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented