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Re: Bug#481129: Bug#671503: general: APT repository format is not documented

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 12:58 AM, Julian Andres Klode wrote:

> What's the opinion about the flat repository format, where you
> just have one directory with Release, Packages, Sources, and
> friends and no sub-directories?
> Should they be documented as well then? We would then have two
> kind of documented repository formats:
>        1. Debian-style, with a pool (or similar) and a dists directory
>        2. Flat-style, with just one directory
> This should cover everything we currently support. Although I don't
> know much about how much stuff we support in flat directories WRT
> Translation, Contents, and diffs.

I would like to see the flat-style repository documented too, since
some of the derivatives in the Debian derivatives census use it and I
would like to lint their apt repositories.



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