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spkg package manager

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.

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Recent releases

  •  16 Apr 2013 11:19

    Release Notes: This release has an updated autotools build system and a few fixes from users.

    •  27 Jan 2007 15:47

      Release Notes: This release adds support for uncompressed packages.

      •  04 Nov 2006 23:07

        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.

        •  03 Sep 2006 00:53

          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.

          •  20 Aug 2006 07:27

            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.


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