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Re: ANNOUNCE: First official release of "apt-show-source"



On Wed, Aug 30, 2000 at 05:11:52PM +0200, Dennis Schoen wrote:
> ANNOUNCE: First official release of "apt-show-source"
> 
> What is it?
> 
>  It's a perl script that parses the dpkg status file and that APT
>  list files that end with Sources, without any options it prints out all
>  installed packages and versions were a different version is available
>  through your sources-list. The generated output looks like:


 IMHO this script/package is very usefull for people working with/on Debian
on platforms different that intel (build daemons are sometimes lagged). It's
very tedious task to lookup if there is newer  version of Debian package
available in sources. 
 At least i find it very usefull (well right now i'm judging only on the
basis of this mail <<i'm trying to download at the very moment>>)


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