Roadmap: Software

Directions for Arca Noae software:

Arca Noae Package Manager


  • More robust dll conflict handling
  • Support for limited set of YUM plugin features
  • Support for custom proxy configuration
  • YUM configuration management
  • Additional languages
  • Implement context-sensitive help

1.0.4 (in development):

  • Implement support for WarpIN repositories
  • Implement support for installing/removing/updating/viewing WarpIN packages
  • Implement support for editing of encrypted repository configuration
  • Expand user guide

1.0.3 (released 2018-06-09):

  • Added support for showing messages reported by rpm scriptlets
  • Added support for replacing a package of one architecture with the same
    version of a different architecture (‘Get specific release’ option)
  • Various bug fixes and minor improvements

1.0.2 (released 2018-01-20):

  • Implemented prioritized ordering (package weighting) of installed/updated packages, and prompted rebooting (should eliminate various problems when updating all packages)
  • Implemented export & import of package lists
  • Improved error message formatting (for messages returned from YUM)
  • Improved handling of  bad or offline repositories
  • Improved handling of secure repositories in the repository manager (enable/disable/protocol)
  • Various bug fixes and other minor improvements

1.0.1 (released 2017-06-04):

  • Improved package (name+version) filtering logic
  • Filter controls should now be properly updated when changing language
  • Added option to enable/disable filtering of duplicate packages to the preferences dialog
  • Added UI for platform configuration
  • Various UI fixes and improvements
  • Add support for viewing list of installed WarpIN packages

1.0.0 (released 2015-12-31):

  • RPM package handling
  • Provides basic YUM functions (list, find, install, remove)
  • Provides database maintenance (yum clean)
  • Provides basic repository management (add, edit, delete)
  • Implements machine-specific (thus, non-portable), encrypted repository credential store
  • Implements package list filtering
  • Implements searching by file or package name
  • Provides DLL conflict warning when package to be installed contains DLL already in %PATH%
  • Provides Quick install dialog for easy copy/paste of package lists
  • Provides customizable font selections
  • NLS-aware (new languages added between releases)
  • Includes comprehensive help file / user guide

For third-party software included in Arca Noae subscription services and ArcaOS, refer to the individual package publisher if not specifically noted here.

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