Projects / pkgtxt2db


Pkgtxt2db is a utility for Slackware and Slackware-based operating systems which converts PACKAGES.TXT to various database formats. It currently supports CSV, JSON, SQLite, and XML.

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  •  02 May 2013 23:46

Release Notes: CSV output bugfixes. Adds missing values (suggested dependencies and conflicted packages). Rewritten to use the Python ParsePkgtxt Class.

  •  18 Dec 2012 04:44

Release Notes: This release adds SQLite exporting and code cleanup.

  •  01 Nov 2012 23:38

Release Notes: This release converts the code from Perl to Python, supports the Slackware extra and patches directories, and lets the output filename be chosen.

  •  20 Apr 2012 13:46

Release Notes: This release adds XML exportation and cleans the pkgdesc variable of the parasite characters <, >, ", and &.

  •  10 Apr 2012 20:11

Release Notes: This release adds pkgdesc to CSV DB, adds "" delimiters to CSV (safer for MySQL importation), removes garbages from the Slackware DB output, fixes pkgdesc to be a one-line var, and adds output examples in /examples.


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