ubuntu-releases package

James Westby jw+debian at jameswestby.net
Mon Nov 23 21:28:45 GMT 2009


On Sun Nov 22 19:16:57 -0500 2009 Benjamin Drung wrote:
> Introduce a ubuntu-releases package. This package will have a list of
> all known Ubuntu releases. A small script will give you the needed
> information, based on the releases list and the current date. Examples:

I have often thought this would be useful.

My only question would be on the package that it would go in, as a
whole new package may be unnecessary.

I have a whole bunch of scripts that I would move over to this if
it was available.

Have you considered making something similar for Debian (though
it's a problem that bites less there)?

Thanks,

James



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