apt-xapian-index 0.44ubuntu7.1 source package in Ubuntu


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  * SECURITY UPDATE: possible privilege escalation via policykit UID lookup
    - debian/patches/CVE-2013-1064.patch: pass system-bus-name as a subject
      instead of pid so policykit can get the information from the system
      bus in update-apt-xapian-index-dbus.
    - CVE-2013-1064
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Fri, 13 Sep 2013 14:46:56 -0400

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apt-xapian-index: maintenance and search tools for a Xapian index of Debian packages

 This package provides update-apt-xapian-index, a tool to maintan a Xapian
 index of Debian package information in /var/lib/apt-xapian-index, and
 axi-cache, a command line search tool that uses the index.
 axi-cache allows to search packages very quickly, and it also interfaces with
 the shell command line completion in a smart way, providing context-sensitive
 keyword and tag suggestions even before the search command is actually run.
 update-apt-xapian-index allows plugins to be installed in
 /usr/share/apt-xapian-index to index all sorts of extra information, such as
 Debtags tags, popcon information, package ratings and anything else that would
 The index generated by update-apt-xapian-index is self-documenting, as it
 contains an autogenerated README file with information on the index layout and
 all the data that can be found in it.