Sinstall (Source INSTALLer) is a flexible source package installer. It's able to build and install any kind of source, trace make install installations, and create uninstall records. It's also able to correct some configure and make errors, optimize the compilation, check existing installations, download packages, guess configure parameters and Makefile's targets, find dependencies, and create distribution packages.
|Operating Systems||POSIX BSD Linux|
|Implementation||Perl Unix Shell|
Release Notes: This release adds bugfixes, the ability to create LSB and RPM 3.x distribution packages, and a few other minor changes.
Release Notes: This version includes many bugfixes, especially in patching, MD5 checksums, Makefile parsing, and make resume. It enhances working with installed packages, has reworked distribution packages creation, adds an ability to create configure scripts without CVS/autogen, and adds FreeBSD package creation. The code was cleaned up.
Release Notes: This stable release includes many bugfixes, complete documentation, and support for building packages for Debian and RPM distributions.
Release Notes: A fix for a major bug in configuration.
Release Notes: The program was almost completely rewritten. It's now able to handle any Makefile-based installation, error-checking for configure and make parts was added, downloading from the Internet was enhanced, and a debugging option was also added.