[Aptitude-devel] Bug#606546: Canonical's "Supported: 5y" field -- search pattern and -F format character
abe at debian.org
Mon Jan 14 08:28:58 UTC 2013
Daniel Hartwig wrote:
> Cc: 606546-quiet at bugs.debian.org
I'd be happy if you would let mails, which, like the following one, do
contain some additional information, pass to the mailing list and not
use -quiet there:
> "Trent W. Buck" <trentbuck at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Canonical places a "Supported" field in their Packages files,
> > indicating how long they (nominally) provide support for the package
> > in question. I can show this field in search results:
> > […]
> > I would like to do these things in aptitude instead of dctrl-tools.
> > For that to work, I think aptitude needs a search term
> > (e.g. ?supported(5y)) and a format string (e.g. %L) for the
> > Supported field.
> Forwarded to Launchpad where perhaps an Ubuntu dev. will pick up this
> feature request.
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