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X-Plane hassle free package installer

Project description

Status

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This project is in “Development Status :: 2 - Pre-Alpha”.

Main Philisophy

This document desribes the main philisophy why xppkg was created.

Main Pain

Installation of Scenery, Aircraft, NavData, Plugins are a pain. The sim-community is flooded with good (and bad) quality resources, and arranging and browsing all sites to find your own golden installation is always a pain. After returning to X-plane from the FS world after a few years, nothing changed.

  • XPpkg is a hassle-free X-Plane package installer, much alike pip in python: to download, install and upgrade various X-Plane packages from various internet sources.
  • XPpkg for developers of packages for X-Plane should be a hassle free way to distribute their packages

Inspiration

Main inspiration comes from my work within the *NIX world (That is essential Linux and the *NIX with the best graphical UI on top: Mac OSX) and python.

Python Package Management Examples:

Various Linux Examples:

  • apt, apt-get, aptitude, dpkg originally created for Debian/GNU Linux
  • rpm

Mac OSX Package Management Examples:

Other Examples:

Website

A github repository will function for now as the main place for collaboration at https://github.com/jberends/xppkg

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Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help File type Python version Upload date
XPpkg-0.3dev.0-py2.7.egg (22.9 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Egg 2.7 Oct 6, 2012
XPpkg-0.3dev.0.tar.gz (13.3 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None Oct 6, 2012

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