Project info for pdbv

Share This Created 19 Nov 2002 at 23:23 UTC by yeupou, last modified 2 Feb 2004 at 19:31 UTC by yeupou.



Package DataBase View output a HTML view of a RPM or dpkg database. Its modular design allows easy addition of others package management database and export format (as xml).

Why using it:
- it does not require lucid/gtk+/qt or other big libs.
- it does not require a web server - but it can be used with a web server, as any other html files.
- it does not require a X server running, you can use a text mode browser that support frames as links.
- it does not require special privileges to access to the output. But access can be restricted by using chmod/chown (filesystem) or .htaccess (apache).
- since output is generated by a cronjob, access to the output is as fast as your computer is able to read/serve text files.

Why not using it:
- it's purpose is not to manage packages installed.
- since output is generated by a cronjob, informations are dated, and can be outdated if the database change very frequently.

License: GPL

This project has the following developers:

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