Interactive tool for installing packages

Marin Atanasov Nikolov dnaeon at
Thu Nov 11 07:08:49 UTC 2010

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 8:01 AM,  <perryh at> wrote:
> Marin Atanasov Nikolov <dnaeon at> wrote:
>> If you do not have git installed, you could still get the
>> latest snapshot of pkg_add_it via the Cgit repo. [1]
>> [1]
> Aha!  I'm sure I looked at that page before posting, but did not see
> how to pull down a snapshot (vs browsing individual files) the first
> time.  It seems to have been reorganized since 1.2, as well as having
> grown quite a bit :)

Yep, quite a lot of changes went to 1.3, the program was completely
rewritten and introduced a lot of new features :)

Most significant changes were:
 - own-styled lists were replaced by queue(3) macros, so generally now
everything is dynamic and memory leak-free.
 - a lot of new functions dealing with packages, added a configuration module
 - etc... :)

One thing that can be improved is the recursion introduced by
DEPS_FULL_TREE=true, so that dependencies can be found easier and
faster from INDEX, but I'm looking into this already, since I think
that feature is very useful when you need to know the dependencies of
a package in a tree-view.


Marin Atanasov Nikolov

dnaeon AT gmail DOT com
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