[scl.org] Errata publication and format
Davis, Daniel (NIH/NLM) [C]
daniel.davis at nih.gov
Thu Sep 24 14:44:16 UTC 2015
My system administrator is concerned mostly because he doesn't have an existing script to parse this; I can fix that for him ;)
Is there any trick to get just the data in an XML/JSON format?
If not, screen scraping this list seems easy enough - go to xpath //table[@id='errata-list'] and then take the next <script tag>.
Parse out the errataTableData and interpret it. However, this is clearly a dynamically generated page, because the ".html" is optional:
So far, my naïve attempts to just give "Accept: text/xml" and variations have not worked.
From: Radek Zima [mailto:rzima at redhat.com]
Sent: Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:32 AM
To: Honza Horak <hhorak at redhat.com>; Davis, Daniel (NIH/NLM) [C] <daniel.davis at nih.gov>
Cc: sclorg at redhat.com
Subject: Re: [scl.org] Errata publication and format
Seems to be valid, I'm recognizing some of the latest pushes which I have made.
On 09/24/2015 12:26 PM, Honza Horak wrote:
> From first sight the link
> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/rhel-6-rhscl-1-errata.html seems to be
> still valid. Radku, can you verify, please?
> On 08/31/2015 06:05 PM, Davis, Daniel (NIH/NLM) [C] wrote:
>> My system administrators use
>> to clone CentOS errata.
>> I've seen https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/rhel-6-rhscl-1-errata.html
>> and found Software Collections in the general list of advisories.
>> Where are errata published for Software collections as they come up?
>> This list?
>> I will happily clone that repository and teach it how to import
>> software collections errata, allowing the user to specify which
>> collections are of interest.
>> Dan Davis, Systems/Applications Architect (Contractor),
>> Office of Computer and Communications Systems,
>> National Library of Medicine, NIH
>> SCLorg mailing list
>> SCLorg at redhat.com
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