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Re: check against and extract info from .changes

Hello List,

On 26/04/13 11:06, Jaikumar Sharma wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 26, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Jerome BENOIT <g6299304p@rezozer.net <mailto:g6299304p@rezozer.net>> wrote:
>>Somehow I am looking for the opposite tool of dpkg-genchanges:
>>given a .changes file, I would like to check whether the associated files (source files + debballs)
>>are the correct one.
> I have not met such tool in debian which does this. Probably, you may think to write your own mechanism.
> In my case, if I have built a debian package from source then I do not have a reason to reverse
> validate it from source, since source is under version control system and changes are tracked, so I do not have
> to worry about it.I still do not see a valid use case for your scenario.

In conjunction with dput to maintain a local apt repository:
I wan to check that the file uploaded by dput are consistent before to archive them.

Best wishes,

> Good luck.
> --Jaikumar


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