in each release of package, how can i know which executable or library or file got modified.

Asked by VijayKumar on 2019-02-13

how to know or is there any way to know actual files changed in each release of package? ex binutils 2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.6 in xenial is released. how to know or list out what all files modified/what all files got added newly in this release.

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Vijay

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

Visit https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/binutils
expand the line "2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.6" below the heading "xenial" by clicking on the triangle on the left border.
This will show the changelog and provide a link to a diff file
diff from 2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.5 (in Ubuntu) to 2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.6 (1.9 KiB)
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+archive/primary/+files/binutils_2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.5_2.26.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.6.diff.gz

This shows the changes in the source. If you want to know which executable (or library) got changes, you have to find out what is being built from the source files that have been changed.

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