added the implementation to check timestamps in distro mirror directory and store distro info in JSON files

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Tom 1 year ago
parent 908d7f200e
commit a526e3ea26
  1. 5
      distros.json
  2. 44
      main.py

@ -0,0 +1,5 @@
[
["OpenBSD", "https://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/OpenBSD/", "https://ftp.openbsd.org/pub/OpenBSD/", "timestamp"],
["kernel", "http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/kernel.org/linux/kernel/next/", "https://mirrors.edge.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/next/", "sha256sums.asc"],
["debian", "http://mirror.csclub.uwaterloo.ca/debian/project/trace/", "https://ftp-master.debian.org/debian/project/trace/", "master"]
]

@ -9,10 +9,50 @@ from arch import Arch
from debian import Debian
from kernel import Kernel
from openbsd import OpenBSD
from dateparser.search import search_dates # this library seems to be super slow but the other library: dateutil.parser gets some errors
# http://theautomatic.net/2018/12/18/2-packages-for-extracting-dates-from-a-string-of-text-in-python/
import re # import regular expressions to remove stray numbers in string that might interfere with date finding
import json # import json to read distro info stored in json file
import datefinder # another date finding library
def checker(directory_URL, file_name):
page = requests.get(directory_URL).text
indexOfFile = page.find(file_name)
# print(page)
# remove stray numbers (file size numbers in particular) that might interfere with date finding
segment_clean = re.sub(r'\s\d+\s', ' ', page[indexOfFile:]) # removes numbers for size
segment_clean = re.sub(r'\s\d+\w*\s', ' ', page[indexOfFile:]) # removes numbers + size unit. e.x. 50kb
# print(segment_clean)
# implementation using dateparser.search.search_dates
# notes: some dates don't parse correctly with this tool
# print(search_dates(page[indexOfFile:], languages=['en']))
# print(search_dates(page[indexOfFile:])[0])
# finds the dates in the segment after the file name
# notes: a generator will be returned by the datefinder module. I'm typecasting it to a list. Please read the note of caution provided at the bottom.
matches = list(datefinder.find_dates(segment_clean))
# print(matches)
if len(matches) > 0:
date = matches[0] # date is of type datetime.datetime
return(date.strftime("%m/%d/%Y, %H:%M:%S"))
else:
return('No dates found')
if __name__ == "__main__":
for distro in [Arch, Debian, Kernel, OpenBSD]:
"""for distro in [Arch, Debian, Kernel, OpenBSD]:
try:
distro.print_output(distro.check())
except requests.exceptions.RequestException as err:
print(f"Error: {distro.name()}\n{err}")
print(f"Error: {distro.name()}\n{err}")"""
distros = json.load(open('distros.json',))
print(distros)
for distro in distros:
print(distro[0] + ":")
print("CSC mirror: " + checker(distro[1], distro[3]))
print("Official distro: " + checker(distro[2], distro[3]))
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