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Woof: '1download' updated

August 19, 2011 — BarryK
I reported last night that Woof has a "magic" new script for finding packages to use in a build, 'findpkgs':

It is a lot of work, I start about 6am and work for most of the day, evening too. I finally got 'findpkgs' to work properly, then I turned my attention to '1download'.

1download had to be modified to use findpkgs. The proof of the pudding is in the eating, so I am running 1download to download the packages for Slacko. So far, so good.

Unfortunately I have not availed myself of ttuuxxxes offer, as need to run 1download myself to make sure that it works as expected.

Heaps of packages downloading, looking good!

I still have about three days of solid work left I think to update the rest of Woof.


Windows 8 Trying to Copy Puppy
Username: bigpup
I read an article talking about the features that are likely to be in Windows 8 when it comes out. One item made me realize how much of a coding marvel Puppy Linux is. Quote: Windows 8 will have a feature called "Portable Workspace". It will allow a user to create a portable image of their system on any USB drive that has at least [b]16GB[/b] of available capacity. [b]Yes 16GB[/b]. (16GB drives with 15.7GB of available space do not appear to work). This will be a streamlined clone of your desktop, user settings, and essential apps, so you can plug your USB drive into any computer and have a familiar Windows experience. Barry I hear them calling you for help!

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