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Re: accessing package info from koji



seth vidal wrote, at 12/17/2007 03:13 PM +9:00:
> I've been working on a new version of createrepo that uses the yum
> modules to read in the package metadata. It's not really changing
> createrepo fundamentally it just simplifies the code and reduces a lot
> of duplication b/t createrepo and yum. However, one of the things that
> comes out of this is the ability to create 'fake' yum package objects
> comprised of data sucked directly out of koji.
> 
> The idea is that instead of getting a list of pkgs, getting the metadata
> from them, then putting that metadata into the repodata xml format you
> could just connect to koji with a list of specific packages you wanted,
> request where the packages exist on disk (or a url to retrieve them) and
> all the package metadata directly. 
> 

Is it related to this that currently 
http://koji.fedoraproject.org/static-repos/dist-f9-build-current/ or
so are not accessible? I used to download rpms from here soon after 
new rpms are rebuilt by yum.

Regards,
Mamoru


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