[CentOS-devel] updateinfo.xml data for CentOS repositories

Fri Jan 10 18:47:34 UTC 2014
Pat Riehecky <riehecky at fnal.gov>

On 01/10/2014 12:44 PM, Shatil Rafiullah wrote:
> Hi all,
> Could we revisit the missing updateinfo.xml in CentOS repos?
> A previous post
> (http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos-devel/2011-May/007480.html)
> mentioned it's difficult to get ahold of this data, but there have
> been developments since then.
> The Scientific Linux project publishes this data without issue, thanks
> to work done by OpenSUSE
> (http://lists.baseurl.org/pipermail/yum/2008-April/021802.html) and
> Oracle (https://blogs.oracle.com/linux/entry/updates_to_errata_on_uln)
> I'd love to get updateinfo.xml (or updateinfo.xml.gz) from CentOS
> rather than rely on another project, and I'm happy to contribute to
> making this happen.
> Shatil (@shatil)
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For interested parties, the SL tools for updateinfo generation are 
published at: http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6x/addons/

We've also got a nifty xsl for translating the data into a webpage 
within there.


Pat Riehecky

Scientific Linux developer