[Aptitude-devel] Bug#687239: aptitude: does not use APT::Changelogs::Server

Daniel Hartwig mandyke at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 06:18:32 BST 2012

Package: aptitude
Severity: minor
Tags: confirmed patch

Dear Maintainer,

Since 0.8.11 apt-get is using APT::Changelogs::Server as the location
of the changelog service.  Downstreams change this to support fetching
changelogs from their own services.

Aptitude currently uses a hardcoded value in pkg_changelog.cc.  For
consistency with other frontends and to minimize work for downstreams
we should also adopt this setting.

There is also a very old entry in apt_options.cc for
Aptitude::Changelog-URL-Template which has not been effective for
several years.


-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Foreign Architectures: amd64

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686-bigmem (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_AU.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_AU.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages aptitude depends on:
ii  aptitude-common 
ii  libapt-pkg4.12  
ii  libboost-iostreams1.49.0  1.49.0-3.1
ii  libc6                     2.13-35
ii  libcwidget3               0.5.16-3.4
ii  libept1.4.12              1.0.9
ii  libgcc1                   1:4.7.1-7
ii  libncursesw5              5.9-10
ii  libsigc++-2.0-0c2a        2.2.10-0.2
ii  libsqlite3-0              3.7.13-1
ii  libstdc++6                4.7.1-7
ii  libtinfo5                 5.9-10
ii  libxapian22               1.2.12-1
ii  zlib1g                    1:1.2.7.dfsg-13

Versions of packages aptitude recommends:
ii  apt-xapian-index                0.45
ii  aptitude-doc-en [aptitude-doc]
ii  libparse-debianchangelog-perl   1.2.0-1
ii  sensible-utils                  0.0.7

Versions of packages aptitude suggests:
ii  debtags  1.10.2
ii  tasksel  3.09

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