Re: searching old packages
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:15:02PM +0100, Simon Paillard wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 04:01:36PM -0800, Bill Lyon wrote:
> > I am trying to find out what version of gfortran compiler was available
> > with Debian GNU/Linux version 3.1 (Sarge). I realize that this version
> > has been superceded and there may be little info available. I've looked
> > through the website and can't find any info yet. Any help you could
> > provide would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
> Although that is not enough advertised, you can search for old packages
> at http://archive.debian.net/
> I will add a link to this service to the page
> http://www.debian.org/distrib/archive and hopefully to packages.d.o
What about the attached patch ?
Will be commited unless someone complains :)
RCS file: /cvs/webwml/webwml/english/distrib/archive.wml,v
retrieving revision 1.17
diff -u -u -r1.17 archive.wml
--- archive.wml 23 Jun 2010 05:45:51 -0000 1.17
+++ archive.wml 5 Jun 2011 20:09:43 -0000
@@ -9,6 +9,8 @@
find them at the <a href="http://archive.debian.org/debian/">Debian
+<p>You can search the old distributions using <url http://archive.debian.net>.</p>
<p>Releases are stored by their codenames under the dists/ directory.</p>
<li><a href="../releases/etch/">etch</a> is Debian 4.0</li>
RCS file: /cvs/webwml/webwml/english/distrib/packages.wml,v
retrieving revision 1.67
diff -u -u -r1.67 packages.wml
--- packages.wml 2 Feb 2011 23:08:33 -0000 1.67
+++ packages.wml 5 Jun 2011 20:09:43 -0000
@@ -40,6 +40,10 @@
different version numbers.
+<a href="$(HOME)/distrib/archive">Old distributions</a> can be searched at <url "http://archive.debian.net">.
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