[wpkg-users] Feature? new subflag for /query

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sun Apr 23 16:15:59 CEST 2006

sbotsford wrote:
> wpkg: /query:s
> Generate a report of the status of the system compared to what it should 
> be.
> Thus if wpkg /query:s for the above system would read something like
> Status report for COMPUTERNAME
> Profile BIOLAB
> Packages    Profile    Inst    Date
> MSWord        Y    I    11-02-2006    Ok
> GeneSplice7    Y    IF    12-03-2006    Inst Exit Code 3
> Microbe2    Y    IF    12-03-2006    Check Reg failed
> Firefox        Y    U    10-02-2006    Ok
> Cygwin        N    RF    12-03-2006    Check File failed.
> So the above report says that for the package GeneSplice 7 wpkg last 
> tried to install it on the 3rd of December, and the install command 
> exited with code 3.  Firefox, according the the profile was supposed to 
> be upgraded, and it succeeded. Microbe 2 seemed to install ok, but the 
> registry check afterward didn't work.  Cygwin was supposed to be 
> removed, but the remove failed.

To make this work, first, WPKG would have to report the installation 
date to wpkg.xml (which it currently doesn't).

It would be a nice feature of course.

Feel free to add the request on http://bugs.wpkg.org.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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