[CentOS-devel] Web based Package DB

Athmane Madjoudj athmanem at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 14:01:48 UTC 2010

> We could try asking politely, but I dont think they will give us their
> indexer / engine to use :)

I meant Google search API or Google custom search

> How about payload contents ?
> Also, perhaps not as a search result, but I think changelog is a good
> thing to have. eg. being able to do : tell me the changes for whatever
> package provides /etc/blahblah from what I have now, to whatever is the
> latest in remote $repo; is worth having. So this could be expanded into
> something like : show me the overall impact that doing a yum update is
> going to have on /var/lib/mysuperlibfoo/ ( ok, so I admit its a corner
> case, but still )

I'm still wondering about the tool because:

1. repoview [1] is too basic
2. rpm2html [2] is deprecated :-(
3. rpm.pbone.net tool is not available for download.


[1] https://fedorahosted.org/repoview/
[2] http://www.rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/
[3] http://rpm.pbone.net/index.php3/stat/2/simple/2

Athmane Madjoudj

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