This chapter lists all the sources of data provided by Debtags. The formats of all this data sources is documented in the Data formats chapter.
This section contains a list of ways to get tag information for packages.
The Packages file contains
Tag: fields with tag information for every
Alioth database, reviewed
The data that end up in the Packages file can also be found at
svn://svn.debian.org/debtags/tagdb/tags; it is the data coming from the
Alioth database, after manual review.
The data contributed, either via the web interface or e-mail submissions, is collected in a database on Alioth.
These data, which have not yet undergone manual reviewing, can be accessed at http://debtags.alioth.debian.org/tags/tags-current.gz.
This can be merged with the other tag data by adding "
http://www.iterating.org/tags" as a tag source in
Local merged tag information
debtags update generates merged tag database that includes all the tag data
from all the tag sources configured in
It can be found in
/var/lib/debtags/package-tags, and it has an accompanying
index for fast access in
The Debtags vocabulary, that describes the facets and tags available for use in
Debtags, can be obtained from subversion at
svn://svn.debian.org/debtags/vocabulary/trunk/debian-packages or via web at
A copy of the vocabulary is also included in the Debtags package to support
the tags provided with the Packages file. It can be found in
debtags update generates a merged vocabulary that includes all the
vocabulary data from all the tag sources configured in
/etc/debtags/sources.list. It can be found in
and it has an accompanying index for fast access in