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|Full description='GNU Source Installer' offers a graphical interface to source package configuration, installation, tracking and removal. It also performs installed packages consistency checks and uninstallation crosschecks considering simple file dependancy between packages. It is intended for users, not developers: it has nothing to do with package creation. The user installs 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.
 
|Full description='GNU Source Installer' offers a graphical interface to source package configuration, installation, tracking and removal. It also performs installed packages consistency checks and uninstallation crosschecks considering simple file dependancy between packages. It is intended for users, not developers: it has nothing to do with package creation. The user installs 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.
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall
 
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|Computer languages=Tcl/tk
 
|Computer languages=Tcl/tk
 
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML format from http://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall/manual/manual.html
 
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|Keywords=source,installation,installer,package
 
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|Version identifier=2.4
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|Version date=2007-06-29
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/sourceinstall/sourceinstall-2.4.tar.gz
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|Version comment=2.4 released on 2007-06-29
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
|Last review date=2009-01-26
 
|Last review date=2009-01-26
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
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|GNU package identifier=sourceinstall
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|License verified date=2005-06-14
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|Real name=Claudio Fontana
 
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Revision as of 16:24, 28 September 2012

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GNU Source Installer

http://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall
Graphical tool for source package configuration, installation, tracking and removal

Source-Install was 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 was intended for users, not developers: it has nothing to do with package creation. Users had 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.

This package has been decommissioned. See Guix, the GNU's way of handling source packages.

Documentation

User manual available in HTML format from http://www.gnu.org/software/sourceinstall/manual/manual.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:sourceinstall

Download

Download version 2.5 (stable)
released on 20 July 2008

VCS Checkout

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sv.gnu.org:/sources/sourceinstall co sourceinstall2

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterJanet Casey14 June 2005



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Claudio Fontana Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
BugsBug Trackinghttps://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?group=sourceinstall
Bug TrackingE-mailmailto:bug-sourceinstall@gnu.org
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewvc/?root=sourceinstall


Software prerequisites

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

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 September 2015.



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