Re: up-to-date dump of packages metadata.
Andreas Tille <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 06:39:31PM -0800, Gustavo Franco wrote:
>> Would it
>> be possible to add more fields if passing more flags
>> ?format=txt.gz&extra_fields=maintainer ... ?
> IMHO a quite flexible way to get the information you are looking for is
> querying Ultimate Debian Database.
Thanks much! I didn't know about UDD.
It seems there's a huge database dump being generated, but the service
itself - a pgsql server - isn't externally accessible. Is my
assumption correct? If yes, are there any plans to wrap it using some
sort of API for external consumption?
-- Gustavo "stratus" Franco