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Re: How to get changelog file for a given _binary_ package?

On Wed, Dec 27, 2000 at 03:17:54PM +0000, Marc Haber wrote:
> Hi,
> we use a number of backported potato packages and I am working on a
> script that sends me e-mail when a new version of these packages
> appears in woody.
> I would like to do this by periodically pulling the change logs for
> all packages that we have backported from the Debian web page
> (http://cgi.debian.org/cgi-bin/get-changelog?package=$package) and
> then comparing the version number with the version number of our back
> port.
> This doesn't work for multiple binary source packages - for example,
> for libdb2-util, the URL given above returns "No such changelog file".
> Any other ideas how to do this?
apt-cache show $package|grep Source
Then use that value in the url (in this case db)

Brian Almeida                      | http://www.debian.org/~bma
Debian Developer                   | bma@debian.org

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