Appupdater 1.2 Released

Appupdater provides advanced functionality to Windows, similar to apt-get or yum on Linux. It automates the process of installing and maintaining up to date versions of programs. It is fully customizable for use in a corporate environment.

Version 1.2

- Fixed service crashing bugs and logfiles from 1.0.1
- cancel enabled for long running processes
- Now displays error when repository download fails
- New installer code (portable mode)
- uses xml.parsers.expat for better memory usage (1/3), faster parsing
- Options dialog broken into more tabs, now fits on 800x600 screen
- proper Vista UAC handling in GUI
- better data structures (file metadata, URL metadata, metalink info)
- added search to command line
- implement groups in XML
- implemented groups in command line
- install GPG registry-less when requested
- decodes PGP keys instead of just showing the URL
- daemon manages logfile size limit
- command line integration with CVE database
- download all, install all, buttons disabled when no updates available
- Allow for relative <versions> tag in apps.xml
- unicode not handling ~ characters properly
- Allow both --update and another command together for command line

Posted by nabber00 2009-04-22

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