> britney assumes that if you have a Release file, it will contain a "Suite" > field. That's not true, the "Codename" entry is required but the "Suite" > one is optional.
https://wiki.debian.org/DebianRepository/Format#A.22Release.22_files says one of Suite and Codename is required. Codename itself is not required. I wouldn't be surprised if many tools just use one and assume it always exists and would recommend to always provide both. Ansgar