repo-rss(1) — Linux manual page


repo-rss(1)                                                  repo-rss(1)

NAME         top

       repo-rss - generates an RSS feed from one or more Yum

SYNOPSIS         top

       repo-rss [options] repoid1 [repoid2...]

DESCRIPTION         top

       repo-rss is a program for generating RSS feeds for one or more
       Yum repositories.


       -h, --help
              Help; display a help message and then quit.

       -f <file>
              Specify the file to which the RSS will be written.
              Default is repo-rss.xml.

       -l <link>
              Specify the URL to the RSS feed.  Default is

       -t <title>
              Specify the title for the RSS feed.  Default is "RSS
              Repository - Recent Packages".

       -d <description>
              Specify the description of the RSS feed.  Default is "Most
              recent packages in Repositories".

       -r <days>
              Specify the number of days to consider most recent.
              Default is 3.

              Enable the use of a temporary directory for the yum cache.
              This is enabled by default for non-root users.

EXAMPLES         top

       Generate an RSS for the updates-released repository and save it
       as updates-release.xml:
              repo-rss -f updates-released.xml updates-released

FILES         top

       As repo-rss uses YUM libraries for retrieving all the
       information, it relies on YUM configuration for its default
       values like which repositories to use. Consult YUM documentation
       for details:


SEE ALSO         top


AUTHORS         top

       See the Authors file included with this program.

BUGS         top

       There are of course no bugs, but should you find any, you should
       first consult the FAQ section on
       and if unsuccessful in finding a resolution contact the mailing
       list:  To file a bug use for Fedora/RHEL/Centos related bugs
       and for all other bugs.

COLOPHON         top

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Seth Vidal                        2005                       repo-rss(1)

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