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Re: Bug#743282: ITP: apt-get-snapshot -- Download a specific package version from snapshot.debian.org

Mike Gabriel schrieb am Dienstag, dem 01. April 2014:

>  When using debian testing, it is not trivial to get the previous version of a
>  package after it is upgraded. snapshot.debian.org is the source to go for these
>  cases, but it has only a web interface. apt-get-snapshot navigates that web
>  interface and fetches the desired package.

Others already have pointed to debsnap.  This is just to state that
"navigating the web interface" is not the way to access snapshot
programatically.  There's an interface documented at [1] and linked
from the snapshot front-page.


1.  http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=mirror/snapshot.debian.org.git;a=blob_plain;f=API
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