RSS 5 projects tagged "Software Distribution"

Download Website Updated 16 Aug 2009 releaser

Pop 54.50
Vit 4.06

Releaser is a set of scripts to automate and manage the tasks related to software package releases. It is designed to be modular and to make it easy to both select a particular set of actions associated with releases of a particular project (such as changelog generation, uploading of tarballs, posting announcements to mailing lists), and create new actions that integrate seamlessly into the process. Its status is still somewhat experimental, but the most basic functionality is there.

Download Website Updated 18 Jan 2014 slackroll

Pop 389.91
Vit 34.47

slackroll is a package or upgrade manager for Slackware Linux. It is designed to work with official mirrors in systems mainly composed of official packages with a few unofficial packages. It lets you automatically upgrade or install packages, and displays which packages have been added or removed from the Slackware tree.

Download Website Updated 22 Aug 2005 pmq

Pop 28.98
Vit 1.45

pmq is a tool to query installed Perl modules. It will find the .pm file for a given module (like which(1) for Perl) and its version number. It is robust against modules that give an error on loading or don't define a version number. pmq --all lists information on all installed modules, which is useful for checking that Perl upgrades haven't broken anything.

Download Website Updated 23 Oct 2008 guess_install

Pop 19.36
Vit 2.54

Guess_install is an alternative to writing a 'make install' or other installation script. It looks at files in the current directory and figures out where they should be installed, under the prefix specified.

Download Website Updated 05 May 2006 BitTorrent

Pop 493.05
Vit 8.50

BitTorrent is a tool for copying files from one machine to another. FTP punishes sites for being popular. Since all uploading is done from one place, a popular site needs big iron and big bandwidth. With BitTorrent, clients automatically mirror files they download, making the publisher's burden almost nothing.


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