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GNU Source Installer

https://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall/
Source package configuration, installation, tracking and removal.

Source-Install is a source package manager for Unix-likes. The tool comes with a graphical interface to source package configuration, installation, tracking and removal. It also performs installed packages consistency checks and uninstallation crosschecks considering simple file dependency between packages. It is intended for users, not developers: it has nothing to do with package creation. Users have to install new source packages by browsing the web, downloading a source package (in .tar.gz or other formats), and then feeding it to the source installer.

'See GNU Guix or GNU Source Release Collection for other efforts in this direction.

Documentation

https://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall/manual/

Tips for new GNU maintainers

Selection from the FSF shop

Free as in Freedom 2.0, by Richard Stallman

Introduction to the Command Line



Helping the GNU Project and the Free Software Movement



If you have corrections to this entry or questions about it, please contact: mailto:maintainers@gnu.org


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Licensing

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Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Claudio Fontana Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Savannah (Ref)https://savannah.gnu.org/projects/sourceinstall/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-sourceinstall/
Mailing Listhttps://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/gnu-system-discuss/
Downloadhttps://ftp.gnu.org/old-gnu/sourceinstall/
VCS Repository Webviewhttps://svn.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/sourceinstall/?pathrev=3
Generalhttps://savannah.gnu.org/people/


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usewith packages Tk and Expect
Weak prerequisitegunzip
Required to useTcl
Weak prerequisitecompress
Weak prerequisitetar
Weak prerequisitezip
Weak prerequisitebzip2
Weak prerequisiteunzip
Weak prerequisitebunzip2
Weak prerequisitegzip

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 6 January 2019.



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