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Re: Package lists for (stable) distribution CDs/DVDs (integrating to package.d.o)

On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 12:04:31AM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 03:16:17PM +0200, Daniel Leidert wrote:
> >Am Freitag, den 07.09.2007, 15:06 +0200 schrieb Daniel Leidert:
> >> 
> >> Ok. A few seconds later I found the
> >> http://www.debian.org/CD/jigdo-cd/#search. However, the list at
> >> http://atterer.net/jigdo/jigdo-search.php?list is very large and maybe
> >> that's not very comfortable. So opinions about plain lists (just for the
> >> current stable and oldstable release cd/dvd images)? Or should it be
> >> implemented in the packages.debian.org site, so the site tells, which
> >> CD/DVD contains the package?
> >
> >And what about e.g. showing an overview like
> >http://packages.debian.org/stable/oldlibs/ but as
> >http://packages.debian.org/stable/cd1/ or
> >http://packages.debian.org/stable/dvd1/?
> Sounds like a cool idea, with a minor issue. The contents of the CDs
> and DVDs can (and do) vary a little from arch to arch. But we could
> easily do
> http://packages.debian.org/stable/cd1-i386/
> etc. If anybody's interested, I can easily generate package lists from
> the CD contents and put them somewhere accessible; just let me know
> when/where/what format is best.

Almost all data sources for packges.d.o are in Debian control format,
so that would probably a safe bet. As for displaying that data: Patches
welcome :)

Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org>
www: http://www.djpig.de/

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