weekly "new pacakges in Extras" (Was: Fedora Package Announcement List Split)
skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Thu Apr 27 12:36:02 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 14:30 +0200, Aurelien Bompard wrote:
> Christian.Iseli at licr.org wrote:
> >> 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 ?
> How about having it create an RSS file, pretty much like repo-rss (in
> yum-utils) does ? repo-rss only works on repos, which (AFAICT) have no
> knowledge of what is new and what is updated, so I think we need a new
> tool, but a subscribable RSS feed would help get-hot-new-stuff style
build time is in there.
That's a pretty good metric of 'newness'
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