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

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Thu Apr 27 12:55:23 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-04-27 at 14:43 +0200, Aurelien Bompard wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > build time is in there.
> > That's a pretty good metric of 'newness'
> But it doesn't tell you if it's a new package in Fedora Extras (and not an
> update of an existing package).
> My idea would be to diff the owners.list and to create a repodata folder
> with the usual info, but about new packages only. Then the other
> repodata-aware tools would be available, including repo-rss and repoview
> (which already does groups). And the only thing left to do is to write a
> mail sender script which uses the repodata.
> Actually, I'm feeling like writing it :) Have you already worked on it
> Christian ? Do you mind if I take the job ?

You could just keep 2 copies of the repodata on any given day or from
week to week and just take the new ones from that list.

use the rss function in repo-rss in yum-utils to make it easier for you.


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