RSS feed - missing feature|problem
On Mon, Jul 12, 2010 at 3:59 AM, Netanel Shine <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hey all,
> My name is Netanel Shine, and a few days ago i began the process of building
> an israeli community of archlinux. I used a git clone to set up the main
> site. (like some other great projects file that archlinux git have to offer
> like the wiki and the forums)
> Everything went smoothly and just works great, except for one problem - the
> package rss feeds.
> The site address is: http://archlinux.org.il - under heavy development.
> The problem: As you all can see, the left rss box with the latest updates
> dont work and the list is empty. - because the system comes with an
> integrated "packages" part (you can see it here:
> http://archlinux.org.il/packages - not gonna use it), so the rss list
> updates from here (i guess)
> After discussions with some great people (in the irc) we concluded that the
> rss box pull`s the data from the 'models.Package' object - that connected to
> archlinux mainsite DB (Package.objects=PackageManager()), so if i dont have
> any access for the database - thats not gonna work.
> All sorts of ideas were came up like bulding a script that will do the job
> or, a an iframe that will copy the box from the mainsite (but the problem it
> will not be in hebrew) and an idea to replace the table that has for update
> in pkg_updates. (with logic that pulls from the feed) - but thats not easy
> because the logic is a wrapped up in django MVC.
> So dear friends, i turn to you for help - and I`m sure I would find it.
Check out the reporead command baked into manage.py- you can very
easily populate the package DB yourself.
I have a small script I can send you for this, but I don't have it
handy at the moment. Let me know if that would be useful to you.