archlinux: find more commands provided by the package owning some command

w=`whereis <command> | awk '{print $2}'`; p=`pacman -Qo $w | sed -e 's/.*is owned by \([[:alpha:]]\+\).*/\1/'`; pacman -Ql $p | grep 'bin'
Sometimes when I find a new cool command I want to know: 1.- which package owns it, and 2.- are there any other cool commands provided by this package? Since I don't necessarily need to know always both, I don't use this version, but I bundle it into two separate functions: # get command package owner # it can work without the full path, but sometimes fails, so better to provide it with whereis command owner () { pacman -Qo `whereis $1 | awk '{print $2}'` } whatelse () { package=`owner ${1} | sed -e 's/.*is owned by \([[:alpha:]]\+\).*/\1/'` pacman -Ql $package | grep 'bin' }
Sample Output
$ w=`whereis skill | awk '{print $2}'`; p=`pacman -Qo $w | sed -e 's/.*is owned by \([[:alpha:]]\+\).*/\1/'`; pacman -Ql $p | grep 'bin'  
procps /bin/
procps /bin/kill
procps /bin/ps
procps /sbin/
procps /sbin/sysctl
procps /usr/bin/
procps /usr/bin/free
procps /usr/bin/pgrep
procps /usr/bin/pkill
procps /usr/bin/pmap
procps /usr/bin/pwdx
procps /usr/bin/skill
procps /usr/bin/slabtop
procps /usr/bin/snice
procps /usr/bin/tload
procps /usr/bin/top
procps /usr/bin/uptime
procps /usr/bin/vmstat
procps /usr/bin/w
procps /usr/bin/watch

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By: conan
2010-10-01 04:28:04

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