loki_setup(db)/update/patch on icculus.org

loki_setup is an installer program, mainly for games, which runs on just about any UNIX-like platform. Currently, it supports an ncurses based GUI for console/server installs. Users running X-Windows will have the GTK+ interface. You can see screenshots of the GTK+ interface here and here.

Here is a list of platforms which loki_setup is known to work on:

loki_patch is a set of tools which creates binary patches intended for use either by themselves or with loki_update.

loki_update is an updater program, mainly for games, which runs on just about any UNIX-like platform. Currently, it supports a console interface for non-interactive updates. Users running X-Windows will have the GTK+ interface. You can see screenshots of the GTK+ interface here and here.

loki_setup, loki_patch, and loki_update depend upon loki_setupdb, an xml-based database which can track installs, versions, and the like.

You can check out these projects from Subversion via these simple instructions:

svn co svn://svn.icculus.org/loki_setup/trunk loki_setup
svn co svn://svn.icculus.org/loki_setupdb/trunk loki_setupdb
svn co svn://svn.icculus.org/loki_patch/trunk loki_patch
svn co svn://svn.icculus.org/loki_update/trunk loki_update


After checking out the files, examine the various README's, especially README.xml, for compilation instructions.

You can see the web-based Subversion interfaces here:

You can subscribe to the mailing list for loki_setup(db) here.

You can file bugs against loki_setup on our bugzilla