[CentOS-devel] C8 updates / CentOS-announce

Tue Nov 5 17:46:45 UTC 2019
Phelps, Matthew <mphelps at cfa.harvard.edu>

On Tue, Nov 5, 2019 at 12:38 PM Kevin Stange <kevin at steadfast.net> wrote:

> On 11/1/19 2:06 PM, Brian Stinson wrote:
> > On Fri, Nov 1, 2019, at 13:41, Leon Fauster via CentOS-devel wrote:
> >> Do package updates for C8 get announced via centos-announce list?
> >
> > We are not doing announcement emails for C8 updates at this time. There
> are feeds at  https://feeds.centos.org/ if you would like to subscribe
> there.
> Can you provide some details as to how this is managed and generated?
> Is there an entry limit, or how long will package updates appear in
> these feeds?  Is it possible to continue to provide a link to the
> upstream errata notification or at least provide a matching ID number?
> The way this looks right now this will actually be more difficult to
> work with than just scraping the mailing list has been for CentOS 6 and
> 7.  It's nice seeing the RPM %changelog in the description, but
> everything else is worse from my perspective.

Agreed. Nobody uses RSS anymore. Emails are much simpler to use as a

Please, please, change this practice back to the previous method ASAP.


*Matt Phelps*

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