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Re: Bug#671503: general: APT repository format is not documented

On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 5:13 AM, Russ Allbery wrote:

> I think debian-policy is the right repository for this.  I think it would
> make the most sense to maintain this via a looser update method than the
> normal Policy process and to instead just apply any update that ftp-master
> says is in place, since the decision-making is already handled through
> ftp-master and other discussions and there's not much to be gained by an
> additional decision process.

As someone who has been working on validating the apt repository
metadata from our derivatives, I would greatly appreciate it if
debian-policy documented that metadata, especially the Release files.



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