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Old 03-19-2011, 11:44 PM   #31
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Uhm, I always like watching the slack-desc of aalib flashing by...
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Old 03-20-2011, 03:28 AM   #32
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a/pkgtools-13.37-noarch-3.tgz:  Rebuilt.
  Accept non-standard slack-desc for installpkg --terse.
Thanks PatV. Obviously, I went and fixed my own packages but that will help any others out there who made this same mistake.
Old 03-21-2011, 08:24 AM   #33
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... Great community-driven thinking and implementation! Now what we really need is a command to read all the long descriptions, as so much typing work has been put in them to be written, that they should also be read; it would go somewhere along these lines:

ls /var/log/packages | while read fn
    START=`cat /var/log/packages/${fn} | grep -n "PACKAGE DESCRIPTION" | cut -d ':' -f 1`
    END=`cat /var/log/packages/${fn} | grep -n "FILE LIST" | cut -d ':' -f 1`
    cat /var/log/packages/${fn} | head -n ${END} | tail -n ${LINES} | cut -d ':' -f 2

    echo -n "Press -enter- for the next package"
    read go_on
Also, what'd have been cool is an animated ascii of a penguin with a wizard hat telling how fast and more stable everything has become... ^.^
Old 03-21-2011, 09:31 AM   #34
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Then, make this frakking thread solved, man!
Oh, sorry, I wasn't thinking of this as a problem, but a discussion. But I marked it.


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