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       daptup - wrapper script on ’apt-get update’


       daptup [ --pre | --post | --last ] [ -h | --help ] [ --nocolor ]


       --pre  Do  only  ’pre’  stage: collect info that will be used as ’old’.
              Usually need to be specified only in apt hooks.

       --post If appropriate option is enabled in config file, do only  ’post’
              stage:  collect  ’new’  info  and  output  changes. Otherwise do
              nothing. Usually need to be specified only in apt hooks.

       --last Output changes only. This option is  supposed  to  be  specified
              when  you want to see changes made in the last update. Note that
              list of outdated packages, if daptup is configured to output it,
              will be rebuilt.

       -h --help
              prints the help

              Disables  color output, useful for scripts or when output is not
              terminal. Now works only with --last option,  however,  you  can
              disable color globally in configuration file.

       daptup  is  a script that runs "apt-get update" inside and outputs list
       of packages recently entered to repo, list of packages  which  got  new
       updates, list of changes in ’watched’ packages and, optionally, list of
       outdated packages.

       Starting with 0.8.0 version, daptup uses apt hooks and you  don’t  need
       to explicitly call it if you use ’apt-get update’.


       If  daptup  was  interrupted while building the lists, the cached lists
       can stay in inconsistent state, which is inappropriate if you  want  to
       use  --last  option  before  the  new update. There is nothing to do if
       interrupt was occured at  the  moment  when  old  lists  were  building
       (besides  running  the  new  update). However, if interrupt was occured
       when the new lists were building, you can easily  redo  this  stage  by
       calling ’daptup --post’.


              self-documented configuration file

              cached file with info about outdated packages


       apt-get(8), aptitude(8), apt-show-versions(1p)


       daptup was written by Eugene V. Lyubimkin.

       This    manual    page    was    written   by   Eugene   V.   Lyubimkin
       <>, for the Debian project (but may  be  used  by

                                 Oct 15, 2008