Pkgtools

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Download Source: ftp://ftp.cerias.purdue.edu/pub/os/slackware/slackware-current/slackware/a/pkgtools-12.1.0-noarch-6.tgz

Contents

Introduction to Pkgtools

pkgtools is the Slackware package maintenance system.

Project Homepage: Unknown

Dependencies

Required

Non-Multilib or Multilib

Install the package:

tar xvf pkgtools-12.1.0-noarch-6.tgz

pkgtools is provided as a Slackware package and will, thus, create a directory named /install. Remove this directory:

rm -dfr /install

Contents

Installed Directories: None
Installed Programs: /sbin/explodepkg, /sbin/installpkg, /sbin/makebootdisk, /sbin/makepkg, /sbin/pkgtool, /sbin/removepkg, /sbin/upgradepkg
Installed Libraries: None

Short Descriptions

explodepkg is a script that extracts the contents of a tarred package in the current directory.
installpkg is a script that installs Slackware (*.tgz) packages.
makebootdisk
makepkg is a script that creates a Slackware (*.tgz) package.
pkgtool is a software package maintenance tool.
removepkg is a script that removes a Slackware (*.tgz) package.
upgradepkg is a script that upgrades a Slackware (*.tgz) package.
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