Web-Interface for packages in Fedora: repoview, repowatch, something else?

Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski dominik at greysector.net
Thu Jul 19 17:20:34 UTC 2007

On Thursday, 19 July 2007 at 08:08, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 19.07.2007 04:36, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> > Richard Körber wrote:
> > 
> >> My primary goal for repowatch was to watch several repositories
> >> simultaneously, and give reports about packages that have been recently
> >> added or removed from a repository. A nice side effect is the
> >> possibility to online search for packages.
> > 
> > You might want to consider having this done as part of the Fedora 
> > Project and file a RFR with the infrastructure team.
> > 
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/RFR
> +1
> And what I'd really like to see in repoview/repowatch/pkgs-db/whatever
> is a kind of static-url like
> fedoraproject.org/pacakges/foo
> which gives some info *for users* about the package in Fedora and links
> to the latest packages (or its repowatch/repoview/whatever pages that
> have more details about the packages) for currently supported distributions.
> Then we could points users to that page and can tell the maintainers of
> foo "for Fedora packages send your users to
> fedoraproject.org/packages/foo for further informations"

Exactly. Not to mention every other major distro has something like that.
I felt a bit ashamed when I had to tell upstream that we don't have it
when asked for a package URL.


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