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Re: upgrading only urgency=high packages

On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 08:28:09PM -0700, Francois Gouget wrote:

>    I know about apt-listchanges but, AFAIU, it extracts the changelog from
>    the .deb files. So you cannot get this changelog before downloading the
>    .deb packages. It's when I'm still in dselect deciding which packages to
>    upgrade that I would like to check the changelog to see if it's worth
>    upgrading, if it's risky, if it fixes a bug I have encountered, etc.  But
>    apt-listchanges is still very useful as an auditing tool: I keep its
>    emails in a folder and this tells me what I upgraded, when, and what was
>    the changelog.
>    In short, it's an audit tool, not a decision-making tool.

It _wants_ to be a decision-making tool, but currently there is no facility for
retrieving changelogs other than downloading the entire package.  See
/usr/share/doc/apt-listchanges/TODO (which needs updating, now that I look at

 - mdz

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