ProteanOS Archive Manager 1.1.0 released


This is pro-archman, the ProteanOS Archive Manager.

pro-archman manages packages in an archive laid out as explained in this

The ProteanOS Archive Manager can:

  * Include new packages into an archive;
  * Scan an "incoming" directory for new packages;
  * Remove packages from an archive suite;
  * Copy packages from one archive suite to another;
  * Remove an archive suite;
  * Efficiently generate feed index files that package managers can use
    to find packages in the archive; and
  * Remove old package files after a delay, allowing package managers to
    find packages listed in cached feed index files.

Here is the Web page for the ProteanOS Archive Manager:


Source archives are available in gzip, bzip2, or xz compression from the
ProteanOS files site by HTTP or FTP:

Here are the MD5 checksums:

    5888328e748c5f18e7c5a90ed346d12d  pro-archman-1.1.0.tar.bz2
    dfd1dc9fd585d827676afc95ae17a398  pro-archman-1.1.0.tar.gz
    7e4a6e7f02f82a9c2fb0501e244c234f  pro-archman-1.1.0.tar.xz

Here are the SHA-1 checksums:

    93376e50ffe43732c73dec6ac254bb062c3d474d92a81ddc1d23510e5e28231b  pro-archman-1.1.0.tar.bz2
    176c1e08ba626ed2dee2e0e8946d200292ac085b36af5e7ffd989849d1ca987b  pro-archman-1.1.0.tar.gz
    8a3fc84c7214e72041401addc1cbd8cb378d2c1a310aa4138cf8881cd03d1826  pro-archman-1.1.0.tar.xz

The sources are maintained in a Git repository:

This release is marked by the "pro-archman/1.1.0" tag.

NEWS for Version 1.1.0

Changes in this release:

  * The "process-incoming" command now removes processed files.
  * All output is now sent to stderr.  (Previously, only some of it
  * An example archive "conf" file is now provided in the source tree.
  * A new "version" command and "-V" option have been added.
  * Options are now documented in the help output and manual page.
  * Database locking is no longer attempted when only the "help" command
    is run.

Patrick "P. J." McDermott
Lead Developer, ProteanOS