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XPKGTOOL 0.1.0-devel sources available

After a long time without new releases, the development version sources of XPKGTOOL are available via SVN.
Please check the project home page for more info:
http://xpkgtool.sourceforge.net

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2008-06-11

XPKGTOOL 0.0.9a1 released

This is a fixup release that only affects the built-in SlackGrade utility, fixing the problem experienced by some users running Slackware 10 with kernel-2.4.27 + glibc-2.3.2/2.3.3
Please see the ChangeLog for details.

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2004-10-02

XPKGTOOL 0.0.9a released

0.0.9a (21 Jun 2004)
* added: package integrity check
* added: double clicking a package shows it properties
* added: pressing ENTER key in a package shows it properties
* added: main menu bar
* added: icon in working dialog
* added: working (loading) dialog on start up
* fixed: menus/tool buttons disabled if no package is selected
* fixed: broken image links in help dialog
* fixed: view mode toolbar buttons toogles respective menus
* fixed: loop count fixup for GCC 3.3.4 conformance in pkginfo
* other: size adjust in about box
* other: SlackGrade updated to 0.0.2exp.[emb]

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2004-06-21

XPKGTOOL 0.0.8a released

0.0.8a (07 Jun 2004)
* added: window icon
* added: SlackGrade (Slackware Update Wizard)
* added: error handling for package operations
* fixed: permissions for shared files on install
* other: cosmetic changes in about info

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2004-06-08

XPKGTOOL 0.0.7a released

0.0.7a (26 May 2004)
+ added: makefile option to build using shared wxGTK libraries
+ added: package operations enabled only if running as superuser
* fixed: package operations working perfect again
* fixed: superuser detection simplified
* fixed: variable casts in id generation
* fixed: memory leaks due bad pointers

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2004-05-26

XPKGTOOL 0.0.6a released

0.0.6a (25 May 2004) : urgent release
* fixed: pkgtools called with /sbin prefix
(previous version refuses to work in some systems!)
! other: some improvement in list sort
- remvd: a useless image in src/xpm

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2004-05-25

XPKGTOOL 0.0.5a released

0.0.5a (23 May 2004)
+ added: packages list now sorted by name (detail mode)
+ added: warning if not in superuser mode (root)
+ added: radio style for list style mode menus
* fixed: main window size to fit entire list columns
* fixed: list style menus toggles respective toolbar buttons
! other: wxWindows references changed to wxWidgets project
! other: radical changes in package info retreival
- remvd: uneeded wxListItem member from MainDlg class

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2004-05-23

XPKGTOOL 0.0.4a released

0.0.4a (19 Nov 2003)
+ added: working progress dialog
+ added: multiple packages installation
+ added: multiple packages upgrade
+ added: help dialog (but no help docs written yet)
+ added: package properties toolbar button
+ added: list view style toolbar buttons
! other: dialogs now centered in its class constructors

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2003-11-19

XPKGTOOL 0.0.3a released

0.0.3a (17 Nov 2003)
* added: message when user try to remove packages with no selection
* fixed: popup menu y position in report view style
* fixed: blank space after each line for package description
* fixed: conditional loading for package info in list when fails
- remvd: messagebox warnings on package info read failure

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2003-11-17

XPKGTOOL 0.0.2a released

XPKGTOOL is a GUI front-end for the pkgtools Slackware package manager that allow users to perform the common package management operations, such install, remove and upgrade with ease, in a nice and user-friendly X-based interface.

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2003-11-14

XPKGTOOL 0.0.1a released

XPKGTOOL is a GUI front-end for the pkgtools Slackware package manager that allow users to perform the common package management operations, such install, remove and upgrade with ease, in a nice and user-friendly X-based interface.
Available at http://xpkgtool.sourceforge.net

Posted by Marcelo A. B. Slomp 2003-11-13

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