ALT Linux Bugzilla – #1077
take UpdateInfo from the RPM changelogs by default
Last modified: 2010-01-24 18:31:10
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Then users will be able to see the changes introduced to the upgraded packages
by running \'apt-get --summary ...\' without downloading the pkgs. This will
not be perfect (because they won\'t be able to see the whole piece of the
chnagelog after the last installed version, only a fixed number of entries),
but this will be OK as the default behavior (now the UpdateInfo field remains
In most cases (like indexing the current Sisyphus) the last change (rpm
--lastchange) should be taken, but there should also be a possibility to
specify how many entries to include (which release to start with; this can be
used for including UpdateInfo on CDs with updates).
I\'m not sure about the best place to implement this feature: either internaly
in genpkglist program, or with an external shell command in genbasedir (not so
effective at work).
To implement the advanced second part of the feature, we would require a
program to extract a piece of RPM changelog (not just rpm --lastchange, but rpm
* Sun Oct 25 2009 Alexey Tourbin <at@altlinux> 0.6.0.5-alt1
- genpkglist.cc: implemented "--changelog-since seconds" option
- genbasedir: implemented --changelog-since=DATE option