pwbuilder is a powerful tool for creating software packages for Slackware Linux. pwbuilder aims to be the easiest tool in its category. However, pwbuilder provides an advanced API that allows you to make packages exactly in the way you want.
|Tags||Systems Administration Software Distribution Tools Software Distribution Installation/Setup Archiving Packaging Software Development Build Tools|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
|Implementation||Unix Shell C|
Release Notes: NLS support was added. _execindir, _next_configure, _next_make, and _next_install functions were added. Initial support for slapt-get dependencies was added. SourceForge support was improved. _chmod and _chown functions were improved. Debug mode was improved.
Release Notes: Some parts of the code were rewritten to be less buggy and more stable, reliable, and portable. The functions _have_recode, _have_alsa, _have_libmng, and _have_ldap were added. The functions _patch, _doc, and _source were fixed and improved. Support for passive FTP connections was added.
Release Notes: Configuration options were added to define a temporary directory other than /tmp, to define which SF mirror to use, and to allow running pwbuilder as root. Some new _have_* functions were added. Existing functions were fixed and improved. Compatibility with Slackware was fixed. Other bugfixes and improvements were made.
Release Notes: This release updates the TODO file.
Release Notes: An option to choose a SourceForge mirror has been added, a new _config command, resolution of a conflict with some configure scripts, support for gzipped or bzip2'ed but not tarred sources, updated documentation, and a TODO file.