machine-readable mirror list (Re: cdn.debian.net as a project service?)
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 05:50:26PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Peter Palfrader <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 10 Mar 2011, Paul Wise wrote:
> >> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 5:22 PM, Peter Palfrader <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> > (i.e. list of mirrors somewhere on ftp.d.o).
> >> We have had the mirrors list on each mirror for a long time:
> >> ftp://ftp.debian.org/debian/README.mirrors.txt
> > That's not exactly machine readable tho.
> apt-spy consumes it OK, usually. You are right though; it could
> definitely be made into a better format, .822 or YAML or JSON or any
> standard format.
Today the list is available in the following formats:
- today's master source rfc822:
by d-i choose-mirror)
- YAML after http://teubr.eu.org/~spaillar/debian/qamirrors/Mirror-list-to-yaml.pl
back to rfc822 using http://teubr.eu.org/~spaillar/debian/qamirrors/yaml-to-mirror-list.pl
I saw that many apt-spy netslect-apt and others try to parse html produced on
PS: firstname.lastname@example.org can be used to discuss mirrors as well.