New Upstream Release Monitoring Systems
pingou at pingoured.fr
Tue Feb 24 12:05:58 UTC 2015
On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 12:33:29PM +0100, Petr Hracek wrote:
> On 02/20/2015 09:36 PM, Ralph Bean wrote:
> Names of systems:
> - pkgdb is the familiar Fedora Package DB https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb
> It provides some flags used by the other systems.
> - anitya is the web app running at https://release-monitoring.org
> It is responsible for scraping upstream release sites looking for new
> - the-new-hotness is a backend daemon that responds to fedmsg messages about
> upstream releases.
> The bugs filed in bugzilla look much the same as they did before, but for
> packagers there is one thing to note: the process of getting your package(s)
> registered for upstream release monitoring has changed. Please see the
> instructions on the wiki page.
> Old packages that were listed on the wiki page have been imported to
> release-monitoring.org and have had their monitoring flag set in pkgdb. New
> packages added to Fedora now have their monitoring flag set to True by default
> and a script attempts to map them to an upstream project in
> release-monitoring.org automatically.
> If you want new upstream releases monitored for your package(s), you must:
> - Add the upstream project to anitya.
> - Map the upstream project to a Fedora package in anitya.
> - Enable the monitoring flag for that Fedora package in pkgdb2.
>  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Upstream_release_monitoring#Details
>  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Upstream_release_monitoring#TLDR.3B_Get_Packages_Monitored
>  https://release-monitoring.org
> Really nice and good work.
> In our project called rebase-helper
> we would like to analyze a new upstream version against an old upstream
> and let user now what is changed. E.g. Binaries are missing, soname bump
> change, header files are missing etc.
> Is there any possibility how to integrate a tool (e.g. rebase-helper) to
> upstream release monitoring system?
I think the easiest for this is to rely on fedmsg to find out about the new
Looking further into rebase-helper maybe a better place to integrate it would be
the-new-hotness as it seems to be pretty Fedora specific for anitya*.
* Anitya isn't meant to be Fedora specific, on the contrary, we would like to
have as many distros as possible.
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