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Re: Knowing the release names in advance (was: Feedback)

On Mon, Dec 31, 2012 at 7:18 PM, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:

> $ man debian-distro-info
> Debian OS provides API to query such information.
> In addition, stable alias names are also provided (stable, testing,
> unstable, experimental).
> As a last resort you can also scrape archive mirrors dists (e.g.
> ftp-master, snapshot, old-releases) and check the symlinks.

That seems like a hack to workaround the fact that the archive doesn't
provide this information in one file.



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