[maemo-developers] Check is app installed from another app

From: Tim Teulings rael at edge.ping.de
Date: Mon Jan 25 21:58:14 EET 2010

>> I'm just wondering what's the best way to check is an application installed
>> from another application?
> perhaps doing a system("dpkg -l mypackage") and checking the return
> value is good enough?

lib-apt-pkg offers programatic access to the local repository. However 
it needs some setup and my be thus a little to big" solution.


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