Swaret

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Swaret
Developer(s)Michael Manry
Initial release2001; 18 years ago (2001)
Stable release
1.6.3 / October 2006; 13 years ago (2006-10)
Written inShell script
Operating systemSlackware and derivatives
PlatformLinux
TypePackage management systems
LicenseGPL
Websiteswaret.sourceforge.net

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 has no active maintainer.[1]

Distributions[edit]

Swaret currently runs on STUX.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

http://swaret.org