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dose-challenged - detect broken packages due to obsolete dependencies

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NAME

dose-challenged - detect broken packages due to obsolete dependencies

SYNOPSIS

dose-challenged [options] Packages file(s)

DESCRIPTION

dose-challenged performs a speculative analysis of the repository to identify those packages that, if upgraded to a specific version, would break a large number of other packages in the repository. This tool would be particularly useful during the upgrade of a specific component to evaluate its impact on the software archive.

Input Specification

The input of dose-challenged is a list of Debian Packages files

Output Specification

The output of dose-challenged is in the yaml format.

Options

-b --broken
Print the list of broken packages
-d --downgrade
Check package downgrades
-c
Print the list of packages in a cluster
--checkonly package[,package] ...
Specifies a list of packages to check. By default all packages are checked. Takes a comma-separated list of package names and a version .
 
Example: --checkonly "libc6 (=1.4), 2ping (= 1.2.3-1)"
-v
Enable info / warnings / debug messages. This option may be repeated up to three times in order to increase verbosity.
--progress
Enable progress bars.
-h, --help
Display this list of options.

EXAMPLE

  dose-challenged -v --progress Packages.bz2 > result.yaml

NOTE

AUTHOR

Pietro Abate and Roberto Di Cosmo

SEE ALSO

dose-distcheck(1) dose-outdated(1)
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2017-09-26