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Re: Contents-source.gz

Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Am 2007-11-17 13:25:28, schrieb Cyril Brulebois:
>> Hi,
>> I'm wondering whether having a Contents-source.gz file on the mirrors
>> would be interesting. p.d.o could also be updated so as to support the
>> search through the “Source” architecture. apt-file could also use such
>> data.
> But you know, that sources have 100 times more files as the binaries?
> Which would result in a Contents-source.gz of over one GByte.

So what? Space is cheap these days.

But instead of a Contents-source.gz I'd find a Koders-like search trough
all sources much more interesting, especially if it comes with a way to
retrieve diffs between releases or uploads.

/me goes and puts Debian into git.

Bernd Zeimetz
<bernd@bzed.de>                         <http://bzed.de/>

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