[Catalog-sig] Extending the package meta-data with more detailed download information

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Dec 3 12:44:19 CET 2009

>> ISTM that it would be better to be able to add new such URLs one
>> by one, e.g. through a web form.
> I don't think that's a feasible approach, e.g. eGenix typically
> creates around 50 distribution files for every single release
> of a product.
> In most cases, only the version number changes, so this can
> easily be done using sed or in a text editor.
> I agree, though, that an RPC interface would also be possible
> to automate such a registration process, e.g. via a new
> register_distribution command.

Notice that there really isn't much difference between a form
and an RPC interface. The register and upload commands exclusively
use "forms".


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