tool for getting changes between versions of a package
jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Thu Sep 23 16:43:27 BST 2010
On Thu, 23 Sep 2010 11:07:49 -0400 (EDT), Scott Moser <smoser at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Sep 2010, Steven Harms wrote:
> > Scott,
> > Have you already taken a look at 'debdiff' ?
> Well, yes, I was aware of debdiff.
> I guess I should have provided more info. The end goal, would be to take
> 2 manifests, and produce a changelog of A => B.
> I was hoping that I could do so without downloading debs, it seems like
> all I need is the (full) changelogs.
> I was hoping I could dig it out of launchpad somehow.
> So, say:
> - adduser 3.112ubuntu1
> + adduser 3.112ubuntu2
> - apparmor-utils 2.5-0ubuntu3
> + apparmor-utils 2.5-0ubuntu5
> - for each binary package, i have to get the source package
> I figure this is available somewhere on launchpad, but haven't dug
> around exactly.
> - for each source package, https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/apparmor
> has data on the most recent changelog entry, but would incomplete
> if the differences in the manifest spanned 2 version updates.
Maybe just use changelogs.ubuntu.com?
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