[CentOS-devel] [Pulp-list] CentOS errata

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Tue Nov 29 11:46:28 EST 2011


On 11/29/2011 06:24 AM, Peter Meier wrote:
>> Sometime ago I also tried to write a scrapper script in python to get
>> all the erratas. My major crib that time was:
>> 1. No fixed format of the subject line which made it difficult to
>> scrap the package name
> 
> I think this is something that CentOS could improve in general about  
> how their Erratas are available. Karanbir Singh recently mentioned on  
> #pulp, that if there is something that could be done to help to  
> integrate CentOS better into pulp, this should be brought up to the  
> CentOS developers. (If I understood his comment correctly....)
> 
> So this is imho something that could be brought up on the centos-devel  
> list, or on the more appropriate one, if that doesn't fit there.
> 
> Hence, I CC this to the centos-devel list. I hope this is fine for everybody.
> 

We can not "copy" what they have, this would be a term of service breach
of their "Errata Portal"

We can point to things, we can't copy them ... hence the links and the
announce list.

> @centos-devel: Thread:  
> https://www.redhat.com/archives/pulp-list/2011-November/msg00110.html
> 
>> 2. Red Hat would announce the errata and only after a few days centos
>> errata will come out. The time gap in the two made the server
>> vulnerable.
> 
> This is the price you pay for CentOS. If you don't like that, you  
> should buy RedHat.

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