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       chdist - script to easily play with several distributions


       chdist [options] [command] [command parameters]


       chdist is a rewrite of what used to be known as 'MultiDistroTools' (or
       mdt). Its use is to create 'APT trees' for several distributions,
       making it easy to query the status of packages in other distribution
       without using chroots, for instance.


       -h, --help
           Provide a usage message.

       -d, --data-dir DIR
           Choose data directory (default: $HOME/.chdist/).

       -a, --arch ARCH
           Choose architecture (default: `dpkg --print-architecture`)

           Display version information.


       create DIST : prepare a new tree named DIST
       apt-get DIST (update|source|...) : run apt-get inside DIST
       apt-cache DIST (show|showsrc|...) : run apt-cache inside DIST
       apt-rdepends DIST [...] : run apt-rdepends inside DIST
       src2bin DIST PKG : get binary packages for a source package in DIST
       bin2src DIST PKG : get source package for a binary package in DIST
       compare-packages DIST1 DIST2 [DIST3, ...] : list versions of packages
       in several DISTributions
       compare-bin-packages DIST1 DIST2 [DIST3, ...]
       compare-versions DIST1 DIST2 : same as compare-packages, but also run
       dpkg --compare-versions and display where the package is newer.
       compare-bin-versions DIST1 DIST2
       compare-src-bin-packages DIST : compare sources and binaries for DIST
       compare-src-bin-versions DIST : same as compare-src-bin-versions, but
       also run dpkg --compare-versions and display where the package is newer
       grep-dctrl-packages DIST [...] : run grep-dctrl on *_Packages inside
       grep-dctrl-sources DIST [...] : run grep-dctrl on *_Sources inside DIST
       list : list available DISTs


       This program is copyright 2007 by Lucas Nussbaum and Luk Claes. This
       program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.

       It is licensed under the terms of the GPL, either version 2 of the
       License, or (at your option) any later version.