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  • Dec 26th, 2009

    Checkinstall 1.6.2 has been released with support for the new glibc's at-style functions and many other improvements and bug fixes. This is the first major release in a while. Go download it!.

    Please read the Changelog and the release notes.
  • Nov 16th, 2008

    A git repository is available for checkinstall. Find it here:
    http://checkinstall.izto.org/checkinstall.git.

    In there you'll find support for at-style llibrary calls which fixes the incompatibility issues with newer utilities.
  • Aug 3rd, 2007

    An incompatibility with the newest coreutils seems to have bitten a bunch of people, specially users of the recently released Slackware 12. A new checkinstall version will be released soon which will address this issue. In the meantime, as a workaround you can use the "--fstrans=no" command line flag when invoking checkinstall. Read the details here.

  • Aug 2nd, 2007

    The
    mailing list archives are back online.

  • Jan 24th, 2007

    Having trouble with version 1.6.1? Check out the FAQ.

  • November 1st, 2006

    Checkinstall 1.6.1 has been released. This is the first major release in a while. Go download it!.

February 19th, 2005

The server hosting the checkinstall files was compromised sometime around Feb-13-2005 and Feb-16-2005.

Everything has been verified to be OK.

Read the full details here: security-advisory-17feb2005.txt

February 19th, 2005

The server hosting the checkinstall files was compromised sometime around Feb-13-2005 and Feb-16-2005.

Everything has been verified to be OK.

Read the full details here: security-advisory-19feb2005.txt

December 1st, 2004

checkinstall-1.6.0beta4 has been released with many bugfixes, including the nasty segfault when running on newer glibc versions!

Please read the Changelog and the release notes.

December 26th, 2003

checkinstall-1.6.0beta3 has been released with lots of bugfixes! Read the NLS_SUPPORT file for details. Translators needed! We're getting closer to the stable 1.6.0..

Please read the Changelog and the release notes.

March 13th, 2003

checkinstall-1.6.0beta2 has been released with internationalization support , read the NLS_SUPPORT file for details. Translators needed! Many bugfixes included too.

Please read the Changelog and the release notes.

November 26th, 2002

There's a small bug in the Makefile for checkinstall-1.6.0beta1. An updated pack age is available for download here.

November 25th, 2002

checkinstall-1.6.0beta1 has been released with many new features includin g the ability to create a package without actually installing it.

Please read the Changelog and the release notes.

November 11th 2002
CheckInstall is two years old!

September 11th, 2002
CheckInstall 1.5.3 has been released. It is available here!

September 11th, 2002
A searchable web archive of the mailling list is now on line

April 6th, 2002

We have a new mirror site: http://proyectos.glo.org.mx/checkinstall

January 17th, 2002
We have a brand new homepage!   :-)

December 5th, 2001
A new CheckInstall mailing list has been installed! Send an empty message to checkinstall-list-subscribe@asic-linux.com.mx to subscribe.

November 18th, 2001
checkinstall-1.5.0 is out, featuring Slackware, RPM and Debian support. This is a stable release.

November 11th, 2001
CheckInstall is one year old!

October 22nd, 2001
checkinstall-1.5.0beta2 has been released, with many bugfixes.

July 20th, 2001
checkinstall-1.5.0beta1 has been released, featuring Debian packaging support!

June 25th, 2001
checkinstall-1.4.1 has been released, Read the changelog.

June 8th, 2001
checkinstall-1.4.0 (STABLE) has been released, with many bugfixes and a couple of new options. Check the release notes.

April 20th, 2001
checkinstall-1.4.0beta3 has been released, fixing the problem when checkinstall'ing checkinstall for the first time.

April 19th, 2001
linuxplanet.com publised an article about CheckInstall. Thanks!

April 19th, 2001
checkinstall-1.4.0beta2 has been released. Please read the Changelog and the release notes.

April 17th, 2001
checkinstall-1.4.0beta1 has been released. Please read the Changelog and the release notes.

April 16th, 2001
checkinstall-1.3.2 has been released. Please read the Changelog.

April 7th, 2001
checkinstall-1.3.1 has been released. Please read the Changelog.

March 2nd, 2001
checkinstall-1.3.0 has been released; this is a stable release. Please read the Changelog.

I've taken over the development of Installwatch. You can find it's source here.

January 20th, 2001
checkinstall-1.3.0beta3 has been released. Fixed a lot of bugs.
Please read the Release notes.

January 18th, 2001
checkinstall-1.3.0beta has been released. Introduced RPM packaging support.
Please check the README file.

January 12, 2001
checkinstall-1.2.1 has been released. Fixed bugs that appeared in the previous release.
Please check the Release notes.

January 7th, 2001
checkinstall-1.2 has been released. Mostly bugfixes.
Please check the Changelog and the README.

December 11th, 2000
checkinstall-1.1 has been released.
Please check the Changelog and the README.

November 21st, 2000
ken_i_m found the source of the installwatch utility on [ packet storm ] , you can download it here .

November 19th, 2000
userlocal.com posted a review of CheckInstall. Thanks go to keskoy =).


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