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BOTCH-BIN2SRC(1) botch tools BOTCH-BIN2SRC(1)


botch-bin2src - convert binary packages to their source packages



Given a list of binary packages by Packages, output the corresponding source packages.


show program's version and exit
show this help message and exit
print additional information
do no print any messages
If a binary package is without a source package but there is a source package of same name but different version, match this binary package to that source package.
Set the output file FILE
Native architecture ARCH
Host architecture arch. Defaults to native architecture.
Comma-separated foreign architectures in addition to native and host architectures.


Get the source packages corresponding to all binary packages in myPackages.gz:

 botch-bin2src --deb-native-arch=amd64 myPackages.gz mySources.gz


See <>.


Debian doc-base Manual /usr/share/doc/botch/wiki/Home.html


This man page was written by Johannes Schauer. Botch is written by Johannes Schauer and Pietro Abate.


Copyright 2012-2014 Johannes Schauer, Pietro Abate

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. A special linking exception to the GNU Lesser General Public License applies to this library, see the COPYING file for more information.

2022-10-31 perl v5.36.0