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Package Database View outputs an HTML view of a RPM or dpkg database. Its modular design allows easy addition of others package management database and export format (as xml). it does not require special privileges to access to the output (but access can be restricted by using chmod/chown or .htaccess. It does not require any large libraries, a Web serv, or an X server. The output is generated by a cronjob, so access to the output is as fast as your computer is able to read or serve text files.


LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey29 October 2002

Leaders and contributors

Mathieu Roy Maintainer
Arkadiusz Lipiec Contributor
Paulo Miguel Peralta Ferreira Contributor

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview
Developer E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use GNU bash
Required to use dpkg or rpm

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.


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