Finding unowned and multiply-owned directories

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at
Tue Oct 10 05:07:11 UTC 2006

On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, seth vidal wrote:

> On Sun, 2006-10-08 at 00:28 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
>> I have spent a bit of time working on a utility which parses repodata
>> (filelists.xml) and determines which directories are multiply owned
>> and which are unowned.  The result seems to work pretty well, but the
>> full report (run over both core and extras repodata) is 30000 lines.
> In case no one encouraged you - get this checked in to SOMEWHERE. I'd
> like to see tools capable of telling us large-scale silliness in the
> distro or packages and things like this help us.
> We might not have a good place for it right now but we can make one - a
> general distro-tools or whatever cvs location is fine until we find a
> better home.


It'd be nice to have all these nice distro sanity check scripts (like 
this, evr-comparison between branches etc) in one spot.

 	- Panu -

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