Re: Knowing the release names in advance (was: Feedback)
On Tue, Jan 01, 2013 at 10:56:53AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> 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.
Like a machine-readable http://http.debian.net/debian/dists/README ?