Some Sometime Useful Scripts and Other Pieces of Software

User Based Package Management with Slackware

Slackware is a very good linux distribution indeed. But it lacks packages... Inspired by a brilliant LFS hint, here is an user-based package management system: head on to ubpkgtools.

Convert svn repositories to mercurial

As I have been unable to find any script to convert some (simple) svn repository into a mercurial one, I have come up with a (really stupid) script that does the job. By "simple" I mean not too large nor with too many revisions, because by "really stupid" I mean really slow. You have to edit it manually to enter the paths of the repositories you're interested in, otherwise it should work just fine.

In case you are interested, you can find it here: