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Re: Availability of changelogs at packages.debian.org?

On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 09:55:18AM +0100, Fabrice Lorrain (home) wrote:
> "James A. Treacy" wrote:
> > 
> ...
> >  - for efficiency the extraction script should extract the changelog.gz
> >    changelog.debian.gz and copyright file all in one go.
> The copyright file is not really needed.

Maybe not for you, but it is requested frequently.
Besides, the extra resources needed to grab that file along with the
others is negligible.

> > To prevent an overly large, flat directory I would suggest creating a
> > cache that mirrors the archive pool directory structure.
> Why not using the pool directory directly?
That is part of the archive and would unnecessarily enlarge it.

James (Jay) Treacy

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