Re: apt-* notify for new packages ?
On 10 Mar 2003 08:13:52 -0600
Ron Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 07:18, Ron Johnson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-03-10 at 04:50, Konstantin Kostadinov wrote:
> > > Hi
> > > Is anyone knows is there are some scripts,binary that can notify for new
> > > packages.
> > >
> > > Now I'm use apt-get update ; apt-get upgrade -u -d crontab entry but it is
> > > not very useful
> > Recently, I asked a question regarding how to know which distro (stable,
> > testing, unstable) each of my packages comes from.
> > The answer to that (package apt-show-versions) plus grep is the answer
> > to your question.
> > After you install apt-show-versions:
> > # apt-get update
> > # apt-show-versions |grep upgradeable|sort
> After reading Tim's reply, I should note that apt-show-versions + grep
> will only tell you if there are new versions of pkgs you currently have
that's the thing i'm looking for.