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Re: apt-get/aptitude/dpkg question

Jeremy Sherling writes ("apt-get/aptitude/dpkg question"):
> I am trying to figure out the best way to get the list of files
> added/updated when doing an aptitude upgrade on a system.  From
> looking at documentation, I am not seeing anything like this.  Do I
> need to do something clever with find, or is there something built
> into the package system that can do this for me?

No, there isn't, really.

You could look at recent *.list files in /var/lib/dpkg/info (although
that's not really a supported interface) but that wouldn't tell you
stuff that maintainer scripts, conffile processing, etc., changed.

I think you'll have to use find.


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