[scl.org] Errata publication and format

Davis, Daniel (NIH/NLM) [C] daniel.davis at nih.gov
Thu Sep 24 16:12:38 UTC 2015

Joe Orton wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 24, 2015 at 02:44:16PM +0000, Davis, Daniel (NIH/NLM) [C] wrote:
> > 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?
> The data is in XML in the *-updateinfo.xml files in the RHN repositories, so if you can get to that, you are done; 
> run some yum command to fetch the repodata for the RHSCL repos you care about, and find the updateinfo.xml.gz 
> in the appropriate directory under /var/cache/yum/.
> Regards, Joe


Serves me right for being a self-taught systems engineer and not a Red-Hat certified dude.

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