Script to detect updates to packages?

Tushar Teredesai tushar at linuxfromscratch.org
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.
>
>  
>
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/~tushar/tt-lfs/tmp/NewVersion

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



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