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Re: ITP: apt-sources

On Sat, Mar 10, 2001 at 08:33:17PM +0000, Stephen Stafford wrote:
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> Greetings,
> 	I intend to package (just as soon as I can get out of the NM queue) 
> apt-sources, a small but nice package which downloads from debian.org the 
> list of debain mirrors, parses this list, pings and tests bandwisth from each 
> server and writes a /etc/apt/sources.list based on the results.
> 	I have been in contact with upstream (in this case the package is primarily 
> for Debian use, but as he is having problems with key signing I am going to 
> package this for now.)
> 	I have built a .deb which is lintian clean, and written a small and fairly 
> simple manpage.
> 	I am currently short on webspace, so I have uploaded to yahoogeocities 
> (where I have had to name the file with a .gz extension to have it 
> accepted...to stay within the spirit of these rules I actually have gzipped 
> the file).  You can find the file at:
> http://www.geocities.com/sms_ie/apt-sources_2.0-1_i386.deb.gz
> any comments can be directed at me <stephen@clothcat.demon.co.uk>

Wouldn't it be better called apt-servers? The name confused me at first
glance, and I suspect the same will occur for others aswell.

/  Ben Collins  --  ...on that fantastic voyage...  --  Debian GNU/Linux   \
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