[aur-general] namcap reports

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 14 07:12:37 EDT 2008

Callan Barrett wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 6:14 PM, Abhishek Dasgupta <abhidg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've created a web based report [1] from running namcap
>> on the [community] tree. The design is inspired by
>> lintian reports [2] (I am not much of a designer anyway :) )
>> There's a script which makes the namcap.log by traversing
>> the community tree, then another python script cooks it
>> up into HTML. Since namcap is quite verbose, I created
>> some tags corresponding to the namcap warnings/errors
>> (like: bad-backups => Backup entries should not have
>> preceeding slashes). The packages have been listed by the
>> namcap tag. Right now there's no view of what tags a
>> particular package has, but I plan to add it sometime
>> in the future. There's also an RSS feed for each tag.
>> [1]: http://abhidg.mine.nu/arch/namcap-reports
>> [2]: http://lintian.debian.org
> This is really cool! How long does it take to parse all of community?

Good work.  I am a bit disappointed about the number of packages without 
license information, especially due to the amount of work BaSh (and 
others?) put into fixing this. 


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