mini-dinstall - daemon for updating Debian packages in a repository

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename mini-dinstall_0.6.31_all.deb
Package name mini-dinstall
Package version 0.6.31
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category devel devel::packaging implemented-in::python role::program suite::debian works-with::software:package
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Christoph Goehre <>
Download size 40.87 KB
Installed size 161.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
mini-dinstall_0.6.31_all.deb 0.6.31 all Debian Main
mini-dinstall - - -


Name Value
apt-utils -
python-apt >= 0.7.93
python-lzma -
python:any << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
Binary Package mini-dinstall_0.6.31_all.deb
Source Package mini-dinstall

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install mini-dinstall deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install mini-dinstall




2017-09-05 - Guido Günther <>
mini-dinstall (0.6.31) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Unit 193 ]
* [acad13c] Add xz support for package files.
* [e78b016] Allow re-installing same version packages. (Closes: #680782)
* [7b759e5] Remove bzip2 compressed package files.
* [c660ff0] Remove gzip compressed package files.
* [a208f0d] Generate Contents files when using flat archive type.
* [c3615cb] Only use sha256 hashes, dropping sha1 and md5.
* [78fa964] Fix manpage formatting, describe backport_release and
* [ce6a7ab] Add configurable support for by-hash, on by default.
* [159f01d] Properly handle .buildinfo files.
* [36078e2] Add a new option 'expire_release_files' to enable 'Valid-Until'
with a life of 4 weeks.
* [8f59711] Enable the 'Signed-By' feature by setting GPG IDs in 'keyids'
* [8e1a34e] Account for '.ddeb' dbgsym extension in debpackage regex.
[ Heinrich Schuchardt ]
* [aad441a] Correct the documentation for option experimental_release.
The default value is 0 (not None). (Closes: #820580)
* [cddf838] Add option backport_release to the configuration file.
If this option is set mini-dinstall writes
"NotAutomatic: yes" and "ButAutomaticUpgrades: yes"
to the Release file. (Closes: #820582)
[ Krytarik Raido ]
* [26c7a76] Reduce code duplication in ArchiveDir.
[ Guido Günther ]
* [0867275] Add gbp.conf
2014-08-25 - Christoph Goehre <>
mini-dinstall (0.6.30) unstable; urgency=low
* [885f9fc] lintian: fix vcs-field-not-canonical
* [61d551a] bump up Standards-Version to 3.9.5
* [dbdacea] transition from python-support to dh_python2
* [dbf811a] switch from cdbs to dh
* [4ccc409] increase debhelper compat level to 9
2011-10-06 - Christoph Goehre <>
mini-dinstall (0.6.29) unstable; urgency=low
[ Christoph Goehre ]
* [d4fa57e] logging.StreamHandler use sys.stderr as default output
(Closes: #613992, #644419)
* [91d0786] add Date and Message-ID header fields in email from mini-dinstall
* [d7f3643] bump up Standards-Version to 3.9.2
* [b659d79] DM-Upload-Allowed is superfluous since I'm DD
[ Sven Hartge ]
* [b27e3ab] add support for new InRelease file
[ Christoph Goehre ]
2010-10-20 - Christoph Goehre <>
mini-dinstall ( unstable; urgency=low
* The "Python 2.6 transitional" release
* [e4640c8] replace deprecated md5 and sha module with hashlib
* [6072e9c] hashlib can handle sha256, so we didn't need python-crypto
* [4c216a2] hashlib needs python >= 2.5
* [9e2e87a] popen2 is deprecated in python 2.6. So now we only use the
internal hash algorithm provided by hashlib.
* [304ffa2] bump up Standards-Version to 3.9.1
2010-05-30 - Christoph Goehre <>
mini-dinstall (0.6.28) unstable; urgency=low
[ Christoph Goehre ]
* [2793c0d] update pkg_version on clean target
* [ffd2489] lintian: add ${misc:Depends} to mini-dinstall package
* [4b8155e] bump up Standards-Version to 3.8.4
* [712898e] lintian: add blank line on debian NEWS file
* [b7c4ba8] lintian: spelling error in changelog s/incomming/incoming/
* [3181afb] lintian: depend on debhelper >= 7
* [d61eb9c] lintian: change Build-Depends python-dev to python
* [bdd0029] allow to disable 'db' option in apt-ftparchive (Closes: #513847)
* [3f611de] exit with 1 instead of backtrace by creating mini-dinstall's
* [df7be9f] support Source format 3.0 (Closes: #571226)
* [4b3e336] disable tweeting on default and document tweet options in
* [37ca547] Switch to dpkg-source 3.0 (native) format
[ Julian Andres Klode ]
* [db1a6cd] Upgrade to the new python-apt API. (Closes: #572069)
[ Christopher R. Gabriel ]
* [92b2b34] added twitting support (e.g. for twitter/

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minify_2.3.8-1+b10_amd64.deb CLI implementation of the Go minify library package
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