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Re: [OctDev] Test web-site of new octave-forge web-site including all pa
John W. Eaton
Re: [OctDev] Test web-site of new octave-forge web-site including all packages
Tue, 10 Oct 2006 21:15:30 -0400
On 10-Oct-2006, John Swensen wrote:
| This is slightly off-topic, but related to the package manager. Is
| there plans now that there will be pre-packaged, individual tar.gz files
| for each package to do something like 'pkg dl
| <package_name_without_version>' to download the most recent package
| file? Maybe even a 'pkg upgrade' or something like that to check for
| more recent version and prompt the user to upgrade package-by-package?
| If you are not averse to this idea, I would be willing to work on it
| (probably using wget or curl, I think most machines have one of these two).
| Suggested commands:
| pkg netlist
| pkg netinstall
| pkg netupgrade
Octave now has urlwrite, which is based on curl, so you could do the
download step directly in Octave.
See also this thread: