Admin-packages is a package manager for sources. Among other things, it handles multiple local and remote repositories, user defined tmacro transformations, recursive dependency resolution, installation logging and package removal, creation and installation of binary packages, and the ability to create new distributions from scratch.
|Operating Systems||Linux Unix|
Release Notes: This release adds more URL examples to the standard servers.conf. It doesn't report md5sums as correct if integrity is disabled. It removes symlinks before trying to overwrite them with binary packages. It shows verbose output of extracted files. It asks questions again if neither y nor n is used.
Release Notes: The --update option was added to update all installed packages. The --file-belongs option was added to check which files belong to what packages. The :PVERSION:PackageName: macro was added, which transforms to the package version. A bug in the ftell() function was fixed.
Release Notes: Broken symbolic links are removed when uninstalling packages. lstat is used for checking if files exist. Code cleanups were done.
Release Notes: The program adds its own configuration files to the file log if they are missing. It fails if there are any missing dependencies. More output was moved to the verbose mode.
Release Notes: This release fixes logging of symlink creations and updated libtool scripts.