botch-download-pkgsrc(1) download Packages and Sources


botch-download-pkgsrc [arch suite]


Download Packages and Sources files from a mirror. If arch and suite are not specified, then the default is to download a snapshot of Debian Sid of January 1. 2014 from

The value arch can be set to a valid Debian architecture and the value suite can either be a Debian release in which case, the Packages and Sources files are retrieved from or it can be a Ubuntu release in which case the files are retrieved from or it can be a year after 2005 in which case a snapshot of Debian sid of January 1. of that year is retrieved from


This man page was written by Johannes Schauer. Botch is written by Johannes Schauer and Pietro Abate.


Copyright 2012-2014 Johannes Schauer, Pietro Abate

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. A special linking exception to the GNU Lesser General Public License applies to this library, see the COPYING file for more information.