Complete RHEL package lists?

Kyle Gonzales kyle.gonzales at
Mon Aug 27 18:54:36 UTC 2007

On 8/27/07, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora at> wrote:
> On 26.08.2007 19:56, Michael Stahnke wrote:
> > I  haven't forgotten about this topic, but I am still at a loss for
> > direction toward a solution.  I can use the RHN API to pull in a lot
> > of information about RHEL channels and such, but there are 400+
> > channels in RHN, and virtually no metadata.  I suppose the metadata
> > could somehow be derived, but that is a moving target.
> I think the point got mentioned in a meeting a bit, but not further
> discussed:
> Why can't we simply run a small script on one or two (RHEL5Desktop and
> RHEL5Server) machines somewhere that just write the informations into
> some files and uploads those somewhere?
> That way we might not provide all the data people might be interested
> it, but a package-list (which would be a good start) and some other
> stuff afaics should be possible, which is better than nothing.

Do you need a listing for the layered products as well, or just the
base/extra/supplementary RHEL channels?

Kyle Gonzales
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