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Re: package date in .deb

On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, Steve Greenland wrote:

> On 13-Dec-01, 03:09 (CST), Petr Cech <cech@atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz> wrote:
> >
> > you can always look at changelog. The date is usually not too much off
> It would be very useful (IMO) to have it in a place that allows it to
> be put in the packages file and/or on the website. Having to install
> a package (or grope around on the ftp site) to see how old it is is
> tedious.

ar p foo.deb data.tar.gz | tar zxf - ./usr/share/doc/foo/changelog.Debian.gz | less

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