logGen is a command-line utility for detecting filesystem changes after a preference change or package installation. This is primarily useful when creating your own .pkg files so you know what you need to package. This package is only compatible with OS X 10.3 and above due to some perl modules that are missing in earlier versions. If you need to run it on OS X 10.2, you'll need to install the necessary perl modules manually.
big:eye is a system management server that was developed for enterprise IT infrastructures. It manages faults, performance, inventories, and configurations through an impressive user interface. It produces maps through auto-discovery, and monitors faults, Cisco, Motorola, and SNMP devices.
pkg_db.pl generates a pretty-printed HTML list and statistics of packages installed via NetBSD pkgsrc. It creates 3 HTML files: one index, containing a list of all installed packages with short descriptions, one with the detailed description of the package, and one with a list of installed files. It requires pkg_info.
apt-got is a customizable mirror engine. It works like a highly specialized proxy. It employs several pluggable modules that are customized for specific jobs. The first available module builds and supervises a partial (or full) Debian mirror which is populated on-the-fly by apt-get requests. There is also a simple mirror module that can be used to mirror source directories or even (static) Web pages. For increased performance on already-cached files, it employes its own Apache module. It supports customized mirroring algorithms.
rtldi is an ELF program interpreter that makes it possible for executables to use their own ld-linux.so.2 and libc.so.6 and associated shared libraries, independent of the default versions installed in /lib and any other executable. It facilitates the simultaneous interoperation of programs that were originally linked using different generations of glibc6. In theory it should not be necessary, but in practice glibc6 has not always been backward compatible.
pkt is a universal XML packet archiver. It can manipulate files for backing up documents, transferring them across networks, emailing them, and sharing them by other means (p2p etc). It uses plugin filters to do the job and handles virtually any format available if there is a plugin for it. It handles encryption, compression, conversion, parity checking, decryption, decoding, repairing, rebuilding, and other tasks using a universal file format (XML-based). By default, all pkt output is in 7-bit ASCII which is UTF encoded and is compatible with XML parsers. pkt files can be disassembled, reassembled, and repaired by hand if necessary. pkt also supports the use of 8-bit compressed XML packets for its archives using one of several compression algorithms. In general, pkt will try to use the best algorithms available.
mrepo (formerly known as Yam) builds a local APT/Yum RPM repository from local ISO files, downloaded updates, and extra packages from RHN (Red Hat Network) and 3rd party repositories. It takes care of setting up the ISO files, downloading the RPMs, configuring HTTP access, and providing PXE/TFTP resources for remote installations. It was primarily intended for doing remote network installations of various distributions from a laptop without the need for CD media or floppies, but is equally suitable for an organization's centralized update server.
XPKGTOOL is a GUI front-end for pkgtools that allows you to manage, install, remove, and upgrade packages with ease, through a nice and user friendly X-based interface. It comes with a built-in update manager, called SlackGrade, that will help you to keep your Slackware system up to date, checking, downloading, and upgrading the system with the latest packages available from the main Slackware distribution sources on the Web.
Slackcurrent is a tool that checks if there are newer versions of packages installed on Slackware boxes available on a mirror site. It determines which packages are installed locally, updates the list of remote files available on the mirror site, compares them, and reports on updates.