[arch-general] Monitoring changes to [core], [extra], [community]

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Fri Oct 28 03:46:27 EDT 2011

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 07:13, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 28/10/11 14:49, Magnus Therning wrote:
>> Is there some convenient way of monitoring changes to the Arch repos?
>> The reason for asking is the work we do in ArchHaskell. Due to how ghc
>> (the Haskell compiler) works it's necessary to re-compile and re-link
>> a package when one of its dependencies changes. In this case "changes"
>> includes a bump of pkgrel as well. Currently we're not trying to track
>> any changes to the dependencies living in [extra] and [community],
>> which means that at times packages in ArchHaskell breaks until a user
>> notices it. Are there any tools that can help out with this?
> https://www.archlinux.org/feeds/packages/

Thanks, I didn't know that existed. Now  I know the data exists so I
need a good tool that lets me monitor a subset of the packages of
Arch. Does that exist already or do I need to hack something up


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