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Component programs sw,swpackage,swpackage,swverify,swcopy,swinstall,swign,rpm2swbis,lxpsf  +
Computer languages C,C++  +
Documentation note User manpages included and available in HTML format from http://www.gnu.org/software/swbis/manual.html
Full description 'swbis' aims to implement the POSIX packag'swbis' aims to implement the POSIX packaging standard with useful extensions. Working utilities include swpackage, swverify, swcopy, swlist, and swinstall. Package security is provided by embedded control files containing md5, sha1, and sha512 digests, and GPG signatures. swbis is back-compatible with free software source tarballs because package meta-data is contained in-band in the prescribed directory. Since swbis supports nil control directory names, the package layout need not change except for the addition of this directory. The swbis utilities are network transparent by direct use of SSH, and do not have to be installed on the target hosts. swbis run-time packages can be delivered, by swinstall, to any GNU, BSD, or Unix-like host with no new provisioning requirements for the remote host. Since run-time packages are POSIX tar archives, they may be unpacked using the system tar utility. The spec is available at http://www.opengroup.org/publications/catalog/c701.htm.engroup.org/publications/catalog/c701.htm.
GNU package identifier swbis  +
Homepage URL http://www.gnu.org/software/swbis/  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU true  +
Keywords tar  + , verification  + , swinstall  + , POSIX  + , packaging  + , swbis  + , sw  + , swpackage  + , swverify  + , swcopy  + , swign  + , rpm2swbis  + , lxpsf  + , gpg. key signing  +
Last review by Brandon Invergo +
Last review date 23 October 2013  +
License GPLv3orlater +
License verified by Kelly Hopkins  +
License verified date 30 March 2010  +
Name swbis  +
Real name Jim Lowe  +
Resource URL mailto:bug-swbis@gnu.org  +
Resource audience Bug Tracking  +
Resource kind E-mail  +
Revisionid 19,760  +
Revisiontimestamp 23 October 2013 05:30:00  +
Revisionuser User:Invergo +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Extensions to the POSIX packaging standard  +
Software-development program-build-automation  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use software-development  +
User level intermediate  +
VCS checkout command cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah.gnu.org:/sources  +
Version date 25 April 2011  +
Version download http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gnu/swbis/swbis-1.11.tar.gz  +
Version identifier 1.11  +
Version status stable  +
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