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SYNOPSIS

       pin [OPTION] [PACKAGENAME/FILE]


DESCRIPTION

       Pin  searches the installed packages (rpm -qi, -ql) and/or
       the ARCHIVES.gz file  for  the  desired  information.   It
       shows also README, README.SuSE, FAQ, when available.

       It  is  also  possible to search through different version
       with the -v option, if you have the ARCHIVES.gz  from  it.
       You  have  to  copy  ARCHIVES.gz to /var/lib/pin/ for this
       option, don`t forget to name it, e.g. 7.1-ppc, 7.2-i386.

       pin    open a dialog box and wait for searchstring

       pin <name>
              searches for a package <name>

       pin -f <name>
              greping also if package was found

       pin -v <version> <name>
              searches through another version, not the default


AUTHOR

       Written by Martin Lasarsch


REPORTING BUGS

       Report bugs to <mlasars@suse.de>


CREDITS

       thanks to  henne  <scripts@hennevogel.de>  for  hosting  &
       advertising  and Stefan Schmidt for better sorting. Chris­
       tian Boltz for testing, fixes and recommendations.


COPYRIGHT

       This program is free software;  you  can  redistribute  it
       and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public
       License as published  by  the  Free  Software  Foundation;
       either  version  2 of the License, or (at your option) any
       later version.

       This program is distributed in the hope that  it  will  be
       useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied
       warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS  FOR  A  PARTICULAR
       PURPOSE.   See  the  GNU  General  Public License for more
       details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General  Public
       License along with this program; if not, write to the Free
       Software Foundation, Inc., 59  Temple  Place,  Suite  330,
  




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