NAME¶check-support-status - check installed packages for security support (debian-security-support)
SYNOPSIS¶Search for packages whose support is limited, has already ended or will end earlier than the distribution’s end of life:
Search for packages with ended support from a custom list, reporting each package only once:
check-support-status \ --type ended \ --status-db /path/to/status-db \ --list /path/to/security-support-ended
For --type earlyend:
For --type ended:
For --type limited:
If no "--list" is provided, the script is run for limited and date-defined end of support, using the lists shipped in the package.
By default, check-support-status evaluates the status of the packages according to the Debian version where it runs upon. This behavior can be modified using the DEBIAN_VERSION environment variable, e.g.
Default: No records, any affected package will be reported every time.
--version, --Version, -V
BUGS¶Installations with mixed distributions like half-stable, half-testing are not supported.
AUTHOR¶Christoph Biedl <email@example.com>
COPYRIGHT & LICENSE¶
Copyright (C) 2014 Christoph Biedl <firstname.lastname@example.org> This package is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation. This package is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/> On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License version 2 can be found in "/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2".