[tex-live] CTAN Catalogue source

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Sat Jul 30 15:37:00 CEST 2005

Karl Berry wrote:

>    someone remind me how I can get the XML sources for the CTAN catalogue?
>They have a sarovar project now (I don't know the name).  Maybe best to
>get it from there?  I don't know why the XML isn't on CTAN (or where it
>is if it is).
I have looked at the Sarovar site, and I cannot see the source anywhere,
just a load of HTML files etc. There is a reference to the source in CVS
but the last update is from 2004.

I want to write a script to walk over the TPM files and update the
from the Catalogue; or, alternatively, do that in the debian-making
machine. But either
way one needs a reliable URL to look at which will return a stream of
XML about eg

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