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swpkg

swpkg is a collection of tools which allow a system administrator to build, install, and maintain software packages on a system. It is based on a fairly simple philosophy intended to simplify the management of third party software and their inter-dependencies.

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Recent releases

  •  22 Dec 2007 08:02

    Release Notes: A more mature "swb" tool is the main focus of this new release.

    •  03 May 2007 19:18

      Release Notes: The old tools related to building software packages have been deprecated, and replaced by a single tool that aims to promote automated and repeatable software builds. More work is needed, but this is a giant step towards a 1.0 release.

      •  08 Mar 2007 04:04

        Release Notes: A few minor bugs were fixed in preparation for a major overhaul of the tools suite.

        •  24 Feb 2007 22:26

          Release Notes: swln is now able to deal with relocated packages. Minor improvements were made to other tools.

          •  27 Jan 2007 15:40

            Release Notes: This release adds a few minor fixes and enhancements.

            Recent comments

            28 Dec 2001 17:36 kalt

            Re: encap compatability

            > you should look into making your
            > software compatible with the encap
            > package management system, seeing as how
            > similar your schemes are.


            The short answer to this is that while similar, encap and swpkg are also quite different, to a point that makes compatibility difficult to achieve (if at all possible) and somewhat pointless.

            I knew of encap when i started writing swpkg (and it is mentioned in the "Related Work" page). It did not stop me because i also knew then that i would never be satisfied with it.

            29 Nov 2001 16:26 johnmeacham

            encap compatability
            http://encap.cso.uiuc.edu/

            you should look into making your software compatable with the encap package management system, seeing as how similar your schemes are.

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