Debsources now in sources.debian.orgOn Wed 13 December 2017 with tags mirror announce sources
Written by Laura Arjona Reina
Debsources is a web application for publishing, browsing and searching an unpacked Debian source mirror on the Web. With Debsources, all the source code of every Debian release is available in https://sources.debian.org, both via an HTML user interface and a JSON API.
This service was first offered in 2013 with the sources.debian.net instance, which was kindly hosted by IRILL, and is now becoming official under sources.debian.org, hosted on the Debian infrastructure.
This new instance offers all the features of the old one (an updater that runs four times a day, various plugins to count lines of code or measure the size of packages, and sub-apps to show lists of patches and copyright files), plus integration with other Debian services such as codesearch.debian.net and the PTS.
The Debsources Team has taken the opportunity of this move of Debsources onto the Debian infrastructure to officially announce the service. Read their message as well as the Debsources documentation page for more details.
all Debian source are belong to usOn Tue 02 July 2013 with tags mirror announce sources
Written by Ana Guerrero
This is a verbatim repost from Stefano Zacchiroli's post
TL;DR: go to http://sources.debian.net and enjoy.
Debsources is a new toy I've been working on at IRILL together with Matthieu Caneill. In essence, debsources is a simple web application that allows to publish an unpacked Debian source mirror on the Web.
You can deploy Debsources where you please, but there is a main instance at
sources.d.n for short) that you will
probably find interesting.
sources.d.n follows closely the Debian archive in
- it is updated 4 times a day to reflect the content of the Debian archive
- it contains sources coming from official Debian suites: the usual ones
(from oldstable to experimental),
*-backports(from Wheezy on)
sources.d.n you can therefore browse the content of Debian source
packages with usual code viewing features like syntax highlighting. More
interestingly, you can search through the source code (of unstable only,
though) via integration with http://codesearch.debian.net. You can also use
sources.d.n programmatically to
query available versions or
link to specific lines, with the
possibility of adding contextual pop-up messages
In fact, you might have stumbled upon
sources.d.n already in the past few
days, via other popular Debian services where it has already been integrated.
codesearch.d.n now defaults to show results via
and the PTS has grown new "browse source
code" hyperlinks that point to it. If you've ideas of other Debian services
sources.d.n should be integrated, please let me know.
I find Debsources and
sources.d.n already quite useful but, as it often
happens, there is still a lot
Obviously, it is all Free Software (released under GNU AGPLv3). Do not hesitate
to report new bugs and, better, to submit patches for the outstanding ones.
- Matthieu Caneill is the main developer of
Debsources web front-end;
sources.d.nwouldn't exist without him.
- others have already contributed patches to integrate
sources.d.nwith other services, in particular:
- many thanks to Michael Stapelberg (for
- Paul Wise (for PTS integration).
- a full list of contributors is available and eagerly waiting for new additions
- IRILL has kindly provided sponsoring for Matthieu's
initial development work on Debsources, and offered both the server and
hosting facilities that power
PS in case you were wondering: at present
sources.d.n requires ~381
GB of disk space to hold all uncompressed source packages, plus ~83 GB for
the local (compressed) source mirror
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