[wpkg-users] WPKG Client 1.0-rc2 has been released

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Fri Sep 7 21:56:15 CEST 2007

Twan Fox schrieb:
> Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
>> Marco Gaiarin schrieb:
>>>  + More control on profiles, eg:
>>>    + more then one profile for host (packages merged)
>>>    + ability to subtract package from profile (eg profile two is
>>>      profile one 'minus' package Y)
>>>  + some sort of 'pinning', as in apt (debian): eg, the ability to
>>>    'freeze' package version for some host (or freeze apart some host).
>>> These could aide packe recipe writing, whitout the need to setup
>>> another test wpkg installation: simply i 'pin' version for all apart
>>> a/some test machine(s).
>> True, wpkg.js needs lots of cleanup, debugging, new features etc.
>> How's your JScript skills? Did it improve? :) You could always help, 
>> you know :)
> Greetings Tomasz,
> While not exactly the target person of your response, I actually have 
> something to offer in your inquiries, at least with the 'more than one 
> profile for host' item is concerned. I have already incorporated a patch 
> based on a previous modification to wpkg.js from someone else's prior 
> work. I believe I integrated it into the latest wpkg.js script that was 
> available and is backwards compatible so that the old syntax of a 
> profile-id attribute within a <host> tag is recognized as well as <host> 
> <profile-id> <profile-id> </host>. Was also working on making the 
> wpkg-web comprehend that syntax as well, though that work is currently 
> incomplete. I can work on making a diff file for you to look over.

Did you perhaps attach it to bugzilla (http://bugs.wpkg.org)?

If yes, I'll take care of it sooner or later, that is, once WPKG Client 
is more feature complete than wpkg.js.

Tomasz Chmielewski

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