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.
The input of challenged is a list of Debian Packages files
The output of challenged is in the yaml format.
Print the list of broken packages
Check package downgrades
Print the list of packages in a cluster
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)"
Enable info / warnings / debug messages. This option may be repeated up to three times in order to increase verbosity.
Enable progress bars.
Display this list of options.
challenged -v --progress Packages.bz2 > result.yaml
Pietro Abate and Roberto Di Cosmo
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