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

Wart wart at kobold.org
Thu Apr 27 15:17:45 UTC 2006

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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 ?

Just don't forget to have a separate feed by comps.xml groups for the
Games SIG.  We've got a handful of new packages in the pipeline...  ;)

- --Mike
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