Comparing versions of packages across distributions

Nicolas Vigier nvigier at
Sat May 17 09:38:09 PDT 2008

On Sat, 17 May 2008, Colin Watson wrote:

> Hi Ladislav,
> At FOSSCamp today, a bunch of us were talking about the problem of
> upstreams having convenient views of the status of their packages in
> different distributions, and I mentioned the lists on DistroWatch. They
> aren't quite what we're looking for, for this purpose - if we could
> "rotate" them so that you could take, say, gtk+ and see its status in
> every known distribution.

I don't know exactly how it works, but Youri is doing something like
that (among other things) :


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