Script to detect updates to packages?

Tushar Teredesai tushar at
Thu Nov 18 07:49:06 PST 2004

John Nielsen wrote:

>I remember having seen a guy on these lists who had a script he used to
>automaticly detect if a certain ftp site had been updated. He used it to
>look for updates to LFS packages. 
>I tried searching through the archives and tried google aswell without luck.
>Does anyone know anything about this script? I would really like to get my
>hands on it.

It does create some false positives, though no false negatives.

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