Projects / pkgtxt2db


Pkgtxt2db is a utility for Slackware and Slackware-based operating systems which converts PACKAGES.TXT to various database formats. It currently supports CSV, JSON, SQLite, and XML.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  02 May 2013 14:09

    Release Notes: CSV output bugfixes. Adds missing values (suggested dependencies and conflicted packages). Rewritten to use the Python ParsePkgtxt Class.

    •  17 Dec 2012 08:12

      Release Notes: This release adds SQLite exporting and code cleanup.

      •  01 Nov 2012 20:29

        Release Notes: This release converts the code from Perl to Python, supports the Slackware extra and patches directories, and lets the output filename be chosen.

        •  19 Apr 2012 15:51

          Release Notes: This release adds XML exportation and cleans the pkgdesc variable of the parasite characters <, >, ", and &.

          •  10 Apr 2012 14:50

            Release Notes: This release adds pkgdesc to CSV DB, adds "" delimiters to CSV (safer for MySQL importation), removes garbages from the Slackware DB output, fixes pkgdesc to be a one-line var, and adds output examples in /examples.


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