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authorJason Woodward2003-10-27 20:24:38 +0000
committerJason Woodward2003-10-27 20:24:38 +0000
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updated documentation
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@@ -31,23 +31,23 @@ Table of Contents:
slapt-get tries to emulate Debian's apt-get as closely as possible.
* uses native Slackware tools (installpkg, upgradepkg, and removepkg)
- * cache package data and update data from mirror site
* supports multiple package sources (including linuxpackage.net)
+ * cache package, update, and extra data from package sources
* supports sources from ftp, ftps, http, https, file:/// and more (libcurl)
* verify package integrity with MD5 checksum
- * show packages that are available (from cached data)
+ * show packages that are available (from cached data) and installed
* search package listing using POSIX and extended regular expressions
by package name, location, and description
- * allow packages to be retrieved, installed, and removed by name
- * allow updates to be retrieved and applied
- * upgrade from one slackware release to another
- * show description of packages
- * list installed packages
- * exclude (hold) packages from upgrades
- * transaction engine
+ * retrieve, install, and remove packages by name
+ * retrieve and apply updates
+ * upgrade from one slackware release to another in a few simple steps
+ * show description of packages, including mirror location, version, size,
+ dependencies (where available), and description
+ * exclude (hold) packages from upgrades, by name or by regular expression
+ * transaction engine for install, remove, and upgrades
* "compare package version" algorithm to prevent downgrades
+ * recursive dependency resolution where available (see FAQ)
* extremely fast and easy to script with
- * dependency support if pkg includes ./install/slack-required (see FAQ)