weekly "new pacakges in Extras" (Was: Fedora Package Announcement List Split)

Christian.Iseli at licr.org Christian.Iseli at licr.org
Thu Apr 27 12:02:06 UTC 2006

fedora at leemhuis.info said:
> Opinions?

New packages: yes.

Updates: no.  If the person was interested in the package, it's probably 
installed already and it'll be updated next time the person runs "yum update",
so why bother ?  Plus, there's no easy rule to know which updates are 

> Anyone interested in doing that job?

Should be fairly easy to keep a week-old copy of owners.list, and see what 
changed every week.  Or check the SRPMS in the repo.  Should there be one mail 
for each of devel, FE-5, and FE-4 ?  A combined mail ?

I could whip up some perl to do it.  What should be in there:
 - package name only ?
 - package name + summary ?
 - package name + description ?
 - package name + summary + description ?


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