- From: Marc Ewing <marc redhat com>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: grpm 0.1
- Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 12:04:09 -0300
I've finally crufted together a release of grpm. It seems to do basic
stuff pretty well, and shouldn't mess up your RPM database too badly :-).
grpm is a graphical interface to RPM, with many super nifty features:
. track and cache multiple "repositories" of RPMs simultaneously
. can do FTP and HTTP repos (see README)
. resolve dependencies *across repos*
. search packages for any info in package header
. color codes packages based on "state"
. many options for sorting and displaying package listings
There is some minimal documentation in /usr/doc/grpm-0.1/README.
Please read it.
grpm is available from
You will need Red Hat Linux 5.1 plus all the updates to use the
binary RPMs. If you do not have a GTK 1.1 based GNOME system
(and if you don't know, you don't) you should use the -static
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