Re: Feature request for packages.d.o
Would it not show you that there was an upgrade version if
you had the security.d.o line in your /etc/apt/sources.list? If you are
worried about having the latest security updates I would think having
the line in your sources.list would be the first thing I would do. Then
if apt-show-versions is checking the available packages the upgraded
security version should be listed and state that it is upgradable...
On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 05:43:33AM +1000, Andrew Pollock wrote:
> I'm presuming that this should be a wishlist bug against www.debian.org,
> but thought I'd check and mention it here first...
> I think it would be good if the package listing provided when you go to
> packages.d.o/sendmail (for example) would include some sort of indication
> (and perhaps a link) if there is a newer package available for stable as
> a security update.
> I find it a little bit hard to cross check when I'm checking versions of
> packages and (again using sendmail as an example), I look at the "dpkg -l
> sendmail" version and compare it against the packages.d.o/sendmail
> I guess it would also be good if apt-show-versions could also indicate if
> a security update was available for an installed package.
> Or is there already a better way?
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