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Fwd: dpkg-query --load-avail not working?

On Mon, May 28, 2018 at 6:27 AM, Colin Watson wrote:

> On Sun, May 27, 2018 at 03:42:26PM -0400, Tong Sun wrote:
> > If so, then somehow dpkg-query --load-avail is not working:
> >
> > $ dpkg-query --load-avail --list 'golang-github-*'
> > dpkg-query: no packages found matching golang-github-*
> It'll work if /var/lib/dpkg/available is being kept up to date, which
> apt doesn't do by default.  You can use "dselect update" in place of
> "apt update" to update the available file as well as doing the other
> index-update tasks.

Works like a charm. Thanks Colin!
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