Re: apt-diff: a tool to diff filesystem content against APT
Tristan Schmelcher <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> how does it deal with configurations generated in postinstall?
> Only files shipped by a package (i.e., appear in its .list file) can be
> diff'ed, so if a configuration file was generated from scratch in a
> postinst then apt-diff can't show a diff for it. But it does keep track
> of how many files it has seen that aren't owned by any package, and
> there is an option to print the list, so you can use that to see what
> generated files are present in a directory tree. But at that point you
> sort of have to know what you're looking for.
> Sort of analogous to an untracked file in a VCS system.
Isn't debsums already filling that nieche?