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Re: 'The' timestamp of a snapshot of deb.debian.org

On Sun, Sep 18, 2022 at 01:56:14PM +0200, Johannes Schauer Marin Rodrigues wrote:
> Hi Roland,
> Quoting Roland Clobus (2022-09-18 10:58:37)
> > I'm looking for 'the' timestamp of the Debian Archive, which will allow me to
> > virtually travel through time to re-generate a specific state of Debian.
> Holger just suggested on IRC that I reply to your mail -- probably with my
> metasnap.debian.net and debbisect hats on -- even though there are probably
> other people who understand snapshot.d.o better than me. I am wondering though:
> what is it exactly you want to achieve? If you want to go back in time, then
> snapshot.d.o already does what you want, no?
> What is it that you want to do in the end?

I presume having no broken dependencies at all 'times' he wants to travel to.
Makes sense to me. I guess the solution is to use the logic as used in the
existing transitions from unstable to testing instead of those timestamps?

> Thanks!
> cheers, josch


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