pkglab - interactive environment to explore package repositories

Distribution: Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: pkglab
Package version: 1.4.2
Package release: 13+b1
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 1.67 KB
Download size: 562.30 KB
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Pkglab is an interactive, console-based environment to explore package repositories of package-based software distributions. Using Pkglab package lists can be loaded and installability tests can be performed to check whether given package combinations are co-installable or not, according to inter-package relationships.



    Source package: pkglab

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install pkglab deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install pkglab


    • /usr/bin/pkglab
    • /usr/share/doc-base/pkglab
    • /usr/share/doc/pkglab/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/pkglab/copyright
    • /usr/share/doc/pkglab/pkglab.html
    • /usr/share/doc/pkglab/examples/README
    • /usr/share/doc/pkglab/examples/demo2.pkglab
    • /usr/share/doc/pkglab/examples/demo3.pkglab
    • /usr/share/man/man1/pkglab.1.gz


    2011-10-13 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-13) unstable; urgency=low [ Stéphane Glondu ] * use debian module (from python-debian) instead of deprecated debian_bundle (Closes: #625475) [ Ralf Treinen ] * edos-distcheck: add dependency on ${python:Depends} * Fix a grammar error in the pkglab doc-base file * Standards-Version: 3.9.2 (no change) * Put changes to upstream files as quilt patches (closes: #643249) * Added debian/gbp.conf

    2011-02-13 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-12) unstable; urgency=low * Downgrade priority to extra, since dose2 has priority extra now. Thanks to Luca Falavigna for the hint. * Migrate to source format 3.0. * edos-builddebcheck: read the binary package file directly using the "-I" option, instead of merging it with the source packages (closes: #582951). Thanks a lot to Andi Barth for the idea! * Fix a typo in the long description of edos-distcheck (closes: #603831). * Standards-Version: 3.9.1 (no change). * Migrate packaging from cdbs to dh. * Use dh_ocaml >= 0.9 to get dependencies on ocaml stuff (closes: #599298).

    2010-05-24 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-11) unstable; urgency=low * Fix a bug in the handling of the options -base and -add-source reported by Andi Barth. These options are called "-i" and "-I" now, and documented in the manpage. * Removed Zack from uploaders on his request.

    2010-04-22 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-10) experimental; urgency=low * Fix logic in (used by edos-builddebcheck): If one of the packages in a disjunction is build-essential then the whole disjunctive clause is discarded. Thanks to Zack for the patch! (closes: #574380). * Have edos-debcheck use (via the config file /etc/edos-builddebcheck.conf. Install that config file, and put into /usr/share/edos-distcheck the script to generate it. Thanks to Zack for the patch! (closes: #574721). * Added debian/source/format, current format is 1.0 (in order to facilitate backports). * Explain handling of build-essential packages by edos-builddebcheck in its manpage; add an item about its configuration file in edos-distcheck.NEWS.

    2010-03-21 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-9) unstable; urgency=low * Fixed formatting in manpage (closes: #571742) * Standards-Version 3.8.4 (no change) * Escape some more hyphens in edos-debcheck manpage * Do not use asterisk to start an entry in edos-distcheck.NEWS * Print correctly stanzas containing non-ascii characters (Patch provided by Zack - thanks!) * distcheck/ escape < and > in version numbers in order to produce valid xml output even when the Packages file contains rubbish version numbers. * debian/rules: add to clean target removals of some leftover files

    2010-01-15 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-8) unstable; urgency=low * distcheck/ fixed function spec_string to print a dash between upstream version and release (closes: #565324).

    2010-01-13 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-7) unstable; urgency=low * Remove temporary file on exit (closes: #565152).

    2010-01-13 - Ralf Treinen <> pkglab (1.4.2-6) unstable; urgency=low [ Ralf Treinen ] * drop all relations to build-essential packages * Removed mention of the "-check" option, which is no longer supported, from the manpages (closes: #556876). * Strengthen dependency of edos-distcheck on python-debian to >= 0.1.11 (closes: #564958). * Fixed a spelling error in manapge of edos-debcheck * manpages: changed - to \- for command options. [ Stéphane Glondu ] * debian/control: - update my e-mail address and remove DMUA