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Author Topic: SlackRoll going stable, version 14  (Read 1845 times)

nubcnubdo

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SlackRoll going stable, version 14
« on: August 05, 2007, 08:40:19 pm »

SlackRoll is an upgrade manager for Slackware. Here is the blog entry announcing the latest version:

http://rg03.wordpress.com/2007/08/05/slackroll-is-ready/

SlackRoll @sourceforge

http://slackroll.sourceforge.net/

I dont have a clue whether this would be relevant to VL or interest VL developers.
« Last Edit: August 05, 2007, 08:42:30 pm by nubcnubdo »
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M0E-lnx

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Re: SlackRoll going stable, version 14
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2007, 06:21:06 am »

I have to say... I'm not too impressed with it
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It does not provide dependency checking and uses pkgtools to install or upgrade packages. It's designed to work with official mirrors.

slapt-get and gslapt both beat that ;)

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Re: SlackRoll going stable, version 14
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2007, 06:52:10 am »

Yeah, the major thing I missed on that page was an answer to "why would I want to use slackroll instead of slapt-get / swaret ?"
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Re: SlackRoll going stable, version 14
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2007, 09:40:53 am »

What's going on at SlackBuilds.org? Is this a source of packages for VL?

http://slackbuilds.org/
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Re: SlackRoll going stable, version 14
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2007, 01:31:49 pm »

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What's going on at SlackBuilds.org? Is this a source of packages for VL?
No, there are no packages there. However, you can use the SlackBuilds to build a package. They need some modification to make them build VL packages, but not too much. Another place to get SlackBuilds is www.slacky.eu .
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