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Name

apt-sortpkgs

Synopsis

apt-sortpkgs [options] indexfiles

Sort the records in a source or package index file by package name and write the results to standard output. apt-sortpkgs also sorts the internal fields of each record.

Options

-c file, --config-file=file

Specify a configuration file to read after the default.

-h, --help

Display a help message and exit.

-o, --option

Set a configuration option. Syntax is -o group::tool=option.

-s, --source

Order by source index field. The configuration option is APT::SortPkgs::Source.

-v, --version

Display the version and exit.

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