[CentOS] how to get erratas's summary and URL with "check-update" ?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Mon Nov 21 10:15:55 UTC 2005

Martin Hamant wrote:
> Hello,
> running a "yum check-update" is cool to get a list of packages to
> update with versions. In addition of that, i'm looking for a way to get
> for each package, the link to the RH's errata and the severity status in
> the same report.
> My idea was to parse output of check-update, and join it with
> "centos-announce" mailing list subjects to get it. It's pretty twisted.
> RHN interface offer a similar report, but it's web based,
> authenticated, and co ...
> Is anyone has ever thought about it ? 

Dag started working on something similar, an audit tool [ref: 1] with a 
similar intent. You might want to touch base with him to see how things 
are moving along....

[1]  http://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2005-June/007710.html

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