[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: last build date of a package

In reference to a message from David Mosberger, dated Mar 28:
> This must be a FAQ but I can't seem to find the answer anywhere: with
> "apt-cache show PKGNAME", I can get all kinds of interesting
> information about a package.  However, I don't see the _date_ the
> package was last built.  Am I missing something obvious?  (Yes, I can
> go to the "pool" and check the date there, but that's an extra step
> which I'd like to avoid.)

you can also go to http://buildd.debian.org/ and look at when the
autobuilder tried to build the package. this doesn't work 100% reliably
tho (e.g. if the log didn't get sent to the repository)

Randolph Chung
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, hppa/ia64 ports

Reply to: