GREP-EXCUSES(1) General Commands Manual GREP-EXCUSES(1)
grep-excuses - search the testing excuses files for a specific main-
grep-excuses [options] [maintainer|package]
grep-excuses downloads the autoremovals and update_excuses.html files
and greps them for the specified maintainer or package name. The wget
package is required for this script. If no name is given on the com-
mand line, first the environment variable DEBFULLNAME is used if it is
defined, and failing that, the configuration variable described below
Do not read any configuration files. This can only be used as
the first option given on the command-line.
Get information from <https://qa.debian.org/excuses.php>. A
package name must be given when using this option.
--help Show a brief usage message.
Show version and copyright information.
Investigate and show only testing propagation excuses, not
Print debugging output to stderr (including url(s) fetched).
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
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