"apt-get changelog" usage
- Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 19:44:20 +0100
- From: Michael Lange <klappnase@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: "apt-get changelog" usage
I am trying to figure out how to use apt-get changelog correctly.
According to the manpage, when it is called without any further
arguments, as in
apt-get changelog <packagename>
it should display the changelog of the installed version of <packagename>,
here however it apparently displays the changelog of the package version
that is marked as install-candidate by apt-get update but not installed
yet. From the manpage it seems to me that I would have to call
apt-get changelog <packagename>=<candidate-version>
instead to get the newer version's changelog.
In fact this behavior comes in handy for me, because the
install-candidate's changelog is what I want, but as far as I can see, it
is not what the documentation says.
Does anyone know, am I missing something here, or did I misunderstand the
manpage or why else does apt-get behave this way?
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