Projects / phpPackage


phpPackage is a simple Perl script used to automatically build distribution packages for PHP software. phpPackage automatically builds tar.gz, tar.bz2, and zip packages for files with .php, .php3, and .php4 extensions from a project directory containing .php files.

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Recent releases

  •  02 May 2003 17:54

    Release Notes: This release fixes a bug that prevented proper generation of bzip2 archives for .php4 files on platforms whose version of tar doesn't support the -j flag.

    •  21 Oct 2002 15:46

      Release Notes: This release adds support for a "version" tag in source files which is automatically replaced by the VERSION argument from the command line. The creation of bzip2 archives is now supported on systems whose versions of tar don't support the -j flag.

      •  02 Jul 2002 16:48

        Release Notes: This release improves cross-platform compatibility and adds support for Mac OS X.

        •  12 Sep 2001 16:22

          Release Notes: This is the first stable release.

          •  14 Aug 2001 17:44

            Release Notes: This relase adds support for the generation of .php4 packages and features a completely redesigned set of command line switches for greater control. This is the first feature complete release.

            Recent comments

            31 Aug 2001 12:29 technomancer

            Website back online
            The replacement router arrived and
            is back online.


            30 Aug 2001 12:40 technomancer

            Website down until ~09/03/2001
            My router melted down, so is going
            to be down until a replacement arrives. Worst
            case the site should be back up by September 3rd.



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