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Re: packages.debian.org updated



Frank Lichtenheld <djpig@debian.org> wrote to debian-devel-ann

> packages.debian.org was finally updated to the new code base that
> was already available some time from packages.debian.net.
> 
> This is a pretty big update that affects almost all features of
> packages.debian.org and includes some behavioural changes.
> 
> Some highlights:
> 
[snip]
>  - p.d.o now understands codenames (e.g. etch), aliases (e.g. stable)
>    an version numbers (e.g. 4.0) in urls. It also doesn't force you
>    to specify the Section of the package anymore.
[snip]

This means that URLs like http://packages.debian.org/unstable/debian-el
now work, and I have added the enries to `M-x debian-bug' (in package
debian-el) and debian-changelog-mode (in package dpkg-dev-el).  Version
27.5-1 was just uploaded a few minutes ago.

Sweet.

Peter



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