Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 14:39:09 +0200
On Friday, September 27, 2019 11:50:35 PM CEST Daniel Stenberg via curl-users wrote:
> Do you (ever) use curl's metalink support? For what?
> I can't seem to see any sites or notice any support for this standard
> anywhere on the Internet today (neither in clients nor in servers/sites)
> and I'm seriously considering if we should drop this functionality from a
> future curl version.
I think that Fedora infrastructure uses it for package repositories, for example:
$ curl --metalink 'https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/metalink?repo=fedora-30&arch=x86_64'
But, as far as I know, it does not rely on curl's metalink support. I use it
myself just for debugging purposes...