[CentOS-devel] Re: CentOS Errata

Angel Marin anmar at anmar.eu.org
Wed Sep 5 07:35:59 UTC 2007

Kevan Benson escribió:
> On Tuesday 04 September 2007 12:07, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> Kevan Benson wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 04 September 2007 11:47, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>>>> Kevan Benson wrote:
>>>>> Is there an archival location (besides various mailing list archives)
>>>>> where I can find the CentOS errata?
>>>>> To clarify, I'm referring to the errata sent out on the announce list,
>>>>> which refers to updates to packages CentOS has modified from upstream.
>>>> the announce list is it
>>> Thanks. just for future reference, are there any plans to institute some
>>> sort of html archive of this, maybe similar to
>>> https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/?
>> build a mechanism, we can look at it and adopt it :)
>> there are some rss feeds, but not official and not going to be there for
>> long so I am not going to publish the url anymore. we should have
>> something more concrete for rss shortly ( a few weeks ) - if you want to
>> take that on, feel free to do so.
> I just might, since I need to process all the CentOS errata anyways.
> I could whip up some MySQL schema that stores the relevant errata info CentOS 
> publishes and a CGI or PHP script of some sort could display it as needed, 
> RSS or HTML, even take care of the mailing when a new errata is submitted (or 
> after X days and new errata exist).  That would kill two (or three!) birds 
> with one stone.

gmane archive already provides several RSS feeds[1], no need to reinvent
the wheel. You can then code around that any mail notification you need.
Though I can't see what you get going through the pain of mail->rss->mail :)

[1] <http://dir.gmane.org/gmane.linux.centos.announce>

Angel Marin

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