sourceinstall - The GNU Source Installer

Property Value
Distribution ROSA 2016.1
Repository ROSA Contrib i586
Package filename sourceinstall-2.5-6-rosa2016.1.i586.rpm
Package name sourceinstall
Package version 2.5
Package release 6-rosa2016.1
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category Development/Tools
License GPLv3+
Maintainer -
Download size 25.81 KB
Installed size 58.66 KB
For an experienced user, this sofware provides a way to centralize source
installation, keep track of already installed packages and their relevant
files, check installations for consistency, and have enhanced uninstallation.
For the novice but interested user, this software also offers a way to gain
confidence with the command line (yes really), the file system, the traditional
UNIX commands, and of course with common source configuration and installation
procedures and options.
The software is targeted at UNIX-like systems, and should work on recent
UNIX-likes, with GNU/Linux as the primary target.
Please report any portability problem you should encounter.
After completing installation of `sourceinstall' itself, the install procedure
- surf the web, browse a CD or other resource
- identify a desired source package
- add it using the installer


Package Version Architecture Repository
sourceinstall-2.5-6-rosa2016.1.x86_64.rpm 2.5 x86_64 ROSA Contrib
sourceinstall - - -


Name Value - - - - - -


Name Value
sourceinstall == 2.5-6:2016.1


Type URL
Binary Package sourceinstall-2.5-6-rosa2016.1.i586.rpm
Source Package sourceinstall-2.5-6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Enable ROSA Contrib repository on Install and Remove Software
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install sourceinstall rpm package:
    # urpmi sourceinstall




2017-02-17 - Andrey Bondrov <> 2.5-6
- (d8ef86b) MassBuild#1257: Increase release tag

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