grep-excuses [options] [maintainer|package]
grep-excuses downloads the update_excuses.html file and greps it for
the specified maintainer name. The libwww-perl package is required for
this script. If no name is given on the command line, first the envi-
ronment variable DEBFULLNAME is used if it is defined, and failing
that, the configuration variable described below is used.
Do not read any configuration files. This can only be used as
the first option given on the command-line.
Get information from <http://release.debian.org/migration/>. A
package name must be given when using this option.
--help Show a brief usage message.
Show version and copyright information.
The two configuration files /etc/devscripts.conf and ~/.devscripts are
sourced in that order to set configuration variables. Command line
options can be used to override configuration file settings. Environ-
ment variable settings are ignored for this purpose. The currently
recognised variable is:
The default maintainer, email or package to grep for if none is
specified on the command line.
Joey Hess <firstname.lastname@example.org>; modifications by Julian Gilbey
DEBIAN Debian Utilities GREP-EXCUSES(1)
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