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Swaret

Post#1 by Jack » 20 Jan 2016, 19:32

This is a old packages and it only check tgz but I like to add txz support. If it can be done and if you could do it for me that would be great. The file is called "swaret-1.6.3-noarch-2.tgz".

Here is a link to the file. sourceforge.net/projects/swaret/

Any help be great.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Swaret

Post#2 by aus9 » 20 Jan 2016, 22:53

Hi

I am not sure if you have used your package manager to search for swaret? As I don't use Porteus but Nemesis but I am not trying to force you to the development branch of Porteus

see package manager section by francois here if interested
https://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=81&t=3318

Something like with root powers

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usm -S swaret
incidently its possible you may be interested this discussion on swaret?
https://www.reddit.com/r/slackware/comm ... ds_making/

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Re: Swaret

Post#3 by Jack » 21 Jan 2016, 00:45

I found Swaret on a CD with version 8.1 of Slackware on it and I am just fooling around and trying but with little luck. I know a lot on the fourm wants another distro of Porteus but I will try and keep Slackware alive. I'm just hopping another Porteus a version of Slackware will come out soon. I'll 68 in about 3 weeks.

I'm going to put Porteus 3.1 current all release 32 & 64 bits on a DVD just in case it get delete from the internet. I might even do 3.0 & 3.0.1 too. This line might be a mybe but not sure.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Swaret

Post#4 by aus9 » 21 Jan 2016, 04:36

congrats I am just a baby at 57. As I said I am not trying to convert you to Nemesis but for Porteus have you tried to search for it?

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Re: Swaret

Post#5 by Ed_P » 21 Jan 2016, 21:08

Jack wrote:I'm going to put Porteus 3.1 current all release 32 & 64 bits on a DVD just in case it get delete from the internet. I might even do 3.0 & 3.0.1 too. This line might be a mybe but not sure.
Be sure to backup the Porteus fixes for each release And maybe some of the important addons. For example:

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01/24/2015  02:13 PM             4,096 001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm
01/26/2015  09:53 AM            12,288 002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm
01/20/2015  05:01 PM             4,096 004-lxqt_fixes-150120.xzm
12/12/2014  03:12 PM        71,360,512 07-printing.xzm
12/10/2015  08:12 PM         3,252,224 database-usm-20151210.xzm
07/13/2015  10:04 PM        40,120,320 upkernel-3.18.18-noarch-1.xzm
And I am older than you. :)
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Re: Swaret

Post#6 by Jack » 21 Jan 2016, 21:53

Ed_P wrote:
Jack wrote:I'm going to put Porteus 3.1 current all release 32 & 64 bits on a DVD just in case it get delete from the internet. I might even do 3.0 & 3.0.1 too. This line might be a mybe but not sure.
Be sure to backup the Porteus fixes for each release And maybe some of the important addons. For example:

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01/24/2015  02:13 PM             4,096 001-core_alldesktops-150124.xzm
01/26/2015  09:53 AM            12,288 002-xorg_alldesktops-150126.xzm
01/20/2015  05:01 PM             4,096 004-lxqt_fixes-150120.xzm
12/12/2014  03:12 PM        71,360,512 07-printing.xzm
12/10/2015  08:12 PM         3,252,224 database-usm-20151210.xzm
07/13/2015  10:04 PM        40,120,320 upkernel-3.18.18-noarch-1.xzm
And I am older than you. :)
I was planing on it but not sure where this is "database-usm-20151210.xzm"

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Just seen this "And I am older than you." maybe but I don't know for sure.
I just like Slackware because I think it teach you about Linux to build packages where Ubuntu is like Windows you just install programs you want.

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Re: Swaret

Post#7 by Ed_P » 21 Jan 2016, 23:12

Jack wrote:I was planing on it but not sure where this is "database-usm-20151210.xzm"
A good question. It took me a while to figure it out. This posting answers the question. viewtopic.php?f=81&t=5283&p=39861&hilit ... usm#p39861
And it is not needed at this point. I forgot I still had it there.
EDIT
Just seen this "And I am older than you." maybe but I don't know for sure.
That's ok, I do. :D
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Re: Swaret

Post#8 by francois » 22 Jan 2016, 04:42

Past effort to work with swaret:
https://forum.porteus.org/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=418

Must be read. Swaret has not been maintained for more than five years.

You should be better to work with slapt-get and gslapt used by zenlive. However, trying to work with gslapt brought us ( brokenman) to USM. More rustic is skackyd.

And there are others ...

About slapt-get:
viewtopic.php?f=53&t=115

And finally here is why we moved from PPM to USM:
viewtopic.php?f=53&t=2919

After you will have read all these threads you will understand why there is a move to nemesis with another distribution as base: the package manager is included.

A guy gets tired to try to reinvent the wheel. And this guy is brokenman, I presume. 8)
Voltaire: Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien.

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