Spkg is a reimplementation of the Slackware Linux package manager (pkgtools). Its features are simplicity, speed, a robust implementation, rollback functionality, and a library interface.
|Tags||Installation/Setup Systems Administration|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: This release has an updated autotools build system and a few fixes from users.
Release Notes: This release adds support for uncompressed packages.
Release Notes: Small bugs were fixed. The --disable-legacy configure option was added to enable new features in the future. Currently, it enables storing symlinks directly in a tgz package.
Release Notes: pkgtools compatibility was improved. The user interface was polished a bit. spkg is now really compatible with 64-bit platforms (amd64 at least). Support for package blacklisting through configuration files was added.
Release Notes: Some commands may now be run by non-root user. Only interesting stuff is shown in single -v mode. Support for broken package databases that contain non-normalized paths was added. Some portability fixes were made. Compiler warnings were cleaned up.