Re: Canonicalising suites
Joerg Jaspert writes ("Re: Canonicalising suites"):
> Not with the above two, but luckily Ansgar is also working on the api.
> The madison part may be for you to ask for single packages, except that
> it currently only returns stupid plain text. Would be good if Ansgar
> could enhance that with optional json output.
> Current output of a package which is in the archive AND in NEW looks like:
> ceph | 0.80.7-1~bpo70+1 | wheezy-backports | source, amd64, armel, armhf, i386, ia64, mips, mipsel, powerpc, s390x
> ceph | 0.80.7-1 | testing | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc, ppc64el, s390x
> ceph | 0.80.7-1 | unstable | source, amd64, arm64, armel, armhf, i386, mips, mipsel, powerpc, ppc64el, s390x, sparc
> ceph | 0.87-1 | new | source, amd64
> So then you can have all sources we know, all sources belonging to suite
> $suite and information in which suite a given package is, which includes
> all kinds of policy queues (like NEW is one). (see dakweb/madison.py for
> information on how you can modify the stuff it looks for).
> Does that look better?
The latter is perfect, provided (a) you don't mind me parsing the
plain text (b) you don't mind me periodically (maybe once a day?)
querying for every package in NEW.