Flagpoll 0.2.1 released

Daniel E. Shipton d at danielshipton.com
Tue Jul 25 21:24:34 CEST 2006

I am pleased to announce the 0.2.1 release of Flagpoll available at
You can download a tarball or RPM from:

What is Flagpoll?
Flagpoll is a tool for developers to use meta-data files for storing
information on what is needed to compile their software. Think of it as
the rpm of software development. It enables developers total control
over which packages, versions, architectures, etc. that they want to use
meta-data from. Flagpoll is a multi-platform tool written in Python. It
is free software and licensed under the GPL version 2.

Changelog for 0.2.1
* Generic commandline filtering and metadata retrieval

*  Completely eliminates need for *-config scripts
* Backwards compatible with pkg-config .pc files
* Not tied to any software...completely independent
* Smart version lookup
       o Able to get newest version of a package and all of its
dependencies that work together.
       o Able to specify a release series of a package and gather
all of its dependencies that work together.
* Designed for parallel software installs(multiple versions and

If your interested in finding more information about Flagpoll check out:


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