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Re: accessing package info from koji



On Mon, 2007-12-17 at 23:04 +0900, Mamoru Tasaka wrote:
> 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.

No, the buildsystem changes that took place yesterday evening are why
the static-repos are temporarily down.

Fedora Release Engineering is working on restoring them now.

~spot


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