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