wnpp-check man page

wnpp-check — check if a package is being packaged or if this has been requested

Synopsis

wnpp-check [--exact] package ...
wnpp-check --help|--version

Description

wnpp-check downloads the lists of packages which are listed as being packaged (ITPed) or for which a package has been requested (RFPed) from the WNPP website and lists any packages supplied on the command line which appear in those lists.

Note that WNPP, and therefore wnpp-check's output, is source package based.

Options

--help, -h
Show a summary of options.
--version, -v
Show version and copyright information.
--exact, -e
Require an exact package name match, rather than the default substring match.

See Also

https://www.debian.org/devel/wnpp

Exit Status

0
None of the packages supplied has an open ITP or RFP
1
Either an error occurred or at least one package supplied has an open ITP or RFP

Author

wnpp-check was written by David Paleino <d.paleino@gmail.com>; this man page was written by Adam D. Barratt <adam@adam-barratt.org.uk> for the devscripts package. wnpp-check was originally based on wnpp-alert, which was written by Arthur Korn <arthur@korn.ch> and modified by Julian Gilbey <jdg@debian.org> for the devscripts package. Both scripts are in the public domain.

Referenced By

devscripts(1).

Debian Utilities DEBIAN