Thursday, April 16, 2009

Pkgtool Gets a Fix

Only one update is released today to fix pkgtool, the Slackware package management tool. It has been reported on LQ and now the fix has come out. Here's the small changes in -Current changelog:
Wed Apr 15 22:17:31 CDT 2009
a/pkgtools-12.34567890-noarch-2.tgz: Fixed bugs with package extension stripping and package description handling that could cause error messages or hangs during package installs or upgrades. Thanks to Piter Punk, Alan Hicks, Eric Hameleers, and Robby Workman.
Handle "package not found" with upgradepkg gracefully. Thanks to Shark.