Swaret

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Swaret
Developer(s) Michael Manry
Initial release 2001; 13 years ago (2001)
Stable release 1.6.3 / October 2006; 7 years ago (2006-10)
Written in Shell script
Operating system Slackware and derivatives
Platform Linux
Type Package management systems
License GPL

Swaret was a program for the Slackware Linux distribution that resolves dependencies. Swaret stands for SlackWARE Tool.

Features[edit]

  • True library dependency resolution
  • Rollback capability[citation needed]
  • Logging
  • 3rd party software repository support
  • Support for http, ftp, rsync, and local filesystems

History[edit]

The program was created by Luc Cottyn, and was originally called "autopkg". However, because of a conflict with another project of the same name it was renamed to swaret. It is currently being maintained by Michael Manry.

Distributions[edit]

Swaret currently runs on STUX.

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