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Re: apt-diff: a tool to diff filesystem content against APT

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 9:52 PM, Tristan Schmelcher
<tristan_schmelcher@alumni.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>> Isn't debsums already filling that nieche?
>> MfG
>>        Goswin
> I find debsums to be too basic for my needs. apt-diff is my attempt to
> improve upon it. I often want to answer the question "how does package
> X on my machine compare to a pristine installation?" debsums only
> gives part of the answer. It can't check files that are missing
> md5sums (which includes a lot of conffiles) and when it finds a

Diffing conf files is very useful.


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