On 27/08/2020 12:37, Max Magorsch wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 12:10 PM Alexis Ballier <aball...@gentoo.org> wrote:
>> Any plans on using the remoteid from metadata.xml ?
>> It's likely to be much more accurate since people have been filling
>> those manually for some time now ;)
> I think we could use the remoteid in future to improve the repology
> warnings. However, I am not fully convinced that we can completely
> replace the repology check using the remoteid, as a simple grep shows,
> that currently 9873 packages contain at least one remote id. That's
> just half of our packages in the tree. So I could imagine that we do
> use the remoteid whenever it is available and otherwise fall back on
> the repology data. However, for this to work we would need to things
> imo:
> 1) Get the latest version available given the remoteid
> 2) Compare the latest version available with our latest version
> It's especially the second part that I think is not done that quickly.
> However, if anyone is interested in coming up with some logic / code
> for this, any contributions are highly welcome.
Another cool addition, thanks :)

While we're on the topic of remoteid, could you please add links for
those somewhere in the package page?
I opened a bug for this a long time ago and I think it would be a nice
addition to the HOMEPAGE URL:


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