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Re: XS-X-Vcs-XXX field not (yet) announced

On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 17:40:54 +1000, Robert Collins
<robertc@robertcollins.net> said:  

> config-manager supports reading a config straight out of the VCS: 
> http://arch.debian.org/arch/private/srivasta/archive-2003/dists--debian--0/flex/flex-2.5.31.config

        But that would involve checking out the category which
 contains the configs, or putting up the config file on a web page
 (separately from the repository), and ensuring that the web page is
 kept in sync, unless I am mistaken,

> URI's accept parameters:
> http://arch.debian.org/arch/private/srivasta/archive-2003;gpg-keyid=0x40612c84/dists--debian--0/flex/flex-2.5.31.config

        Hmm.  Very interesting. 
   The path may consist of a sequence of path segments separated by a
   single slash "/" character.  Within a path segment, the characters
   "/", ";", "=", and "?" are reserved.  Each path segment may include a
   sequence of parameters, indicated by the semicolon ";" character.
   The parameters are not significant to the parsing of relative

Carswell's Corollary: Whenever man comes up with a better mousetrap,
nature invariably comes up with a better mouse.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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