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1.Dd Jul 18, 2007
2.Os Ubuntu
3.ds volume-operating-system Ubuntu
4.Dt GERMINATE\-PKG\-DIFF 1
5.Sh NAME
6.Nm germinate\-pkg\-diff
7.Nd compare seeds against currently installed packages
8.Sh SYNOPSIS
9.Nm
10.Op Fl l Ar file
11.Op Fl m Brq Li i Ns | Ns Li r Ns | Ns Li d
12.Op Fl a Ar arch
13.Op Ar seeds
14.Sh DESCRIPTION
15.Nm
16compares the expansion of a list of seed packages against the set of
17packages installed on the current system.
18When constructing seeds for a software distribution, it can be used to
19iteratively find packages installed on developers' systems that should be
20included in the seeds.
21.Pp
22A list of seeds against which to compare may be supplied as non-option
23arguments.
24Seeds from which they inherit will be added automatically.
25The default is
26.Sq desktop .
27.Sh OPTIONS
28.Bl -tag -width 4n
29.It Xo Fl l ,
30.Fl Fl list Ar file
31.Xc
32Read the list of currently installed packages from
33.Ar file .
34The default is to read the output of
35.Ic dpkg Fl Fl get\-selections ,
36and any supplied file should be in the same format.
37.It Xo Fl m ,
38.Fl Fl mode Brq Li i Ns | Ns Li r Ns | Ns Li d
39.Xc
40Set the output mode as follows:
41.Bl -tag -width 4n
42.It Li i
43Show the
44.Ic dpkg
45selections needed to install just these seeds.
46List unseeded but installed files as
47.Dq deinstall ,
48and seeded but uninstalled files as
49.Dq install .
50.It Li r
51List unseeded but installed files as
52.Dq install ,
53and seeded but uninstalled files as
54.Dq deinstall .
55.It Li d
56Show the differences between the packages specified by the seeds and the
57list of installed packages, in a somewhat
58.Ic diff Ns -like
59format.
60.El
61.It Xo Fl S ,
62.Fl Fl seed\-source Ar source Ns \&,...
63.Xc
64Fetch seeds from the specified sources.
65The default is
66.Pa http://people.canonical.com/~ubuntu-archive/seeds/ .
67.It Xo Fl s ,
68.Fl Fl seed\-dist Ar dist
69.Xc
70Fetch seeds for distribution
71.Ar dist .
72The default is
73.Li ubuntu.wily .
74.It Xo Fl d ,
75.Fl Fl dist Ar dist Ns \&,...
76.Xc
77Operate on the specified distributions.
78The default is
79.Li wily .
80Listing multiple distributions may be useful, for example, when examining
81both a released distribution and its security updates.
82.It Xo Fl a ,
83.Fl Fl arch Ar arch
84.Xc
85Operate on architecture
86.Ar arch .
87The default is
88.Li i386 .
89.El
90.Sh BUGS
91.Fl Fl mode Li r
92is useless as
93.Ic dpkg Fl Fl set\-selections
94input.
95.Sh AUTHORS
96.An Lamont Jones Aq lamont@ubuntu.com
97.An Colin Watson Aq cjwatson@canonical.com
98.Pp
99.An -nosplit
100.Nm
101is copyright \(co 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
102.An Canonical Ltd .
103See the GNU General Public License version 2 or later for copying
104conditions.
105A copy of the GNU General Public License is available in
106.Pa /usr/share/common\-licenses/GPL .
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