[CentOS] Scripting for Centos security advisory database

Mon Jul 26 08:20:13 UTC 2010
Fajar Priyanto <fajarpri at arinet.org>

On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 4:12 AM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> Thats where this whole thing started from. The problem is that the
> yum-security plugin needs some specific info available in the CentOS
> repo's and the place where its generated has licensing issues with us
> just using it as is.
> So the thinking is that if there is a generic backend info pool of all
> this information, changelog, package payload, package headers, metadata
> around the packages, their relationships with each other and then
> amalgamate that into an ( hopefully ) easy to use backend, we can then
> write multiple frontends - each with its own utility.
> Ideally I'd like to just work on the backend and release a generic api
> around it using rest/json for everyone to scratch their own itch :)
> Spent a few hours working on this over the weekend and feeling quite
> confident that there should be something usable soon.

Hi Karan,
Any good news yet? ^^