[aur-general] aur-out-of-date: determine out-of-date AUR packages w.r.t. upstream

Michael Kogan michael.kogan at gmx.net
Thu Feb 1 16:20:13 UTC 2018

Very nice and useful! It works for me, though just a few of my PKGBUILDs
are displaying status information. I am wondering, what about PKGBUILDs
whose source is hosted at Launchpad or Sourceforge? Those are quite common
hosters, are there plans to add them? Thanks!

2018-02-01 17:08 GMT+01:00 Simon Legner via aur-general <
aur-general at archlinux.org>:

> Hi aur-general,
> as a maintainer of fifty-something AUR packages I found it difficult
> to keep track of new upstream versions. I would subscribe to various
> RSS feeds to keep track of some.
> Recently, I sat down and wrote a tool "aur-out-of-date" which, given a
> username or a list of packages, checks upstream for newer versions. It
> does so by inspecting the upstream URL and/or source URL, and calling
> a suitable API (github.com, registry.npmjs.org, pypi.python.org,
> cpan.org for now) to determine the latest released version.
> Out-of-date packages are output in red color on the command line.
> Give it a try:
> https://github.com/simon04/aur-out-of-date
> https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/aur-out-of-date/
> I'm happy to hear you feedback :)
> Simon

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