This version introduces the GTK+ frontend. Thanks are due to Obey Arthur Liu for providing code, ideas and energy to the project, and to Google for funding his work through their Summer of Code program in 2008.
This is an EXPERIMENTAL, DEVELOPMENT release. It can be used for package management, but there may be bugs, there are probably places that need improvement, and it is certainly incomplete.
Integrated the GTK+ frontend written by Obey Arthur Liu for the 2008 Google Summer of Code. To manually suppress the GUI, run
or set the option
Added the command-line option
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Incremental searching in the curses frontend is made much less useful by introducing Xapian. It still works, but because Xapian searches don't find substrings, the search will fail to match anything until you finish typing the entire search string.
Documentation for the GTK+ frontend has not yet been written.