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Re: Listing held packages for which there are upgrades

On Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 12:57:46 -0500, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
> On 06/08/2009 12:44:13 PM, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
>> On 06/08/2009 12:40:16 PM, Harry Rickards wrote:
>>> On 06/08/09 18:13, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
>>> > Hi,
>>> >
>>> > On etch when I did an 'aptitude upgrade' it would show
>>> > the packages on hold that would have been upgraded
>>> > but were held back.  On lenny this no longer happens.


> Now that I think of it I'd like to see a listing of
> packages that have
> been held back for any reason, both those held because
> I manually put the on hold and those that are held back
> by aptitude for reasons of it's own when a "safe-upgrade"
> is done.  Either way I'll need to manually look at upgrading.

Packages that could be upgraded and have been placed on hold:

aptitude search '~U~ahold'

Pakchages that could be upgraded:

aptitude search '~U'

(Assuming that, for your purposes, "could be upgraded" is equivalent to
 "have been held back".)

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