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Re: up-to-date dump of packages metadata.

 Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> 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

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