tool for getting changes between versions of a package
kate.stewart at canonical.com
Fri Sep 24 07:34:07 BST 2010
On Thu, 2010-09-23 at 09:31 -0400, Scott Moser wrote:
> Hi all,
> 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"?
Have you seen the report that Bryce put together for X-org?
Is it similar to what you're looking for? Have you come across the
arsenal project yet? see: https://edge.launchpad.net/arsenal
At any rate, I'm very interested this area, as is Jamie Bennett. Let
us know if you want to get together for some brainstorming.
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