tool for getting changes between versions of a package

أحمد المحمودي aelmahmoudy at sabily.org
Thu Sep 23 15:07:43 BST 2010


On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 09:31:12AM -0400, Scott Moser wrote:
>    I've got a need to generate a list of changes from manifest 'A' to
> manifest 'B'.  I know the release for the manifest, and that it contains
> only packages in main, -updates, -security, and universe.  The manifests looks like:
>    adduser 3.112ubuntu1
>    apparmor 2.5-0ubuntu3
>    apparmor-utils 2.5-0ubuntu3
>    apport 1.13.3-0ubuntu2
>    apport-symptoms 0.9
>    apt 0.7.25.3ubuntu9.3
> 
>    I'm hoping to go through each entry in 'A', and if it is changed in 'B'
> to get the changes that were done between those two versions.  Ideally I
> can get bug numbers where they appear in the changelog also.
> 
>    It seems like something that might have already been done, but I'm not
> aware of it.  Anyone have something like this ? Or, failing that,
> suggestions on "best way to do it"?
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To get the differences between two versions of a package, use debdiff.

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