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

Ionut Biru ibiru at archlinux.org
Fri Oct 28 03:47:13 EDT 2011

On 10/28/2011 10:46 AM, Magnus Therning wrote:
> 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
> myself?
> /M

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