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UHC Tools Distribution Allowed With Coffin

Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 1697
23 Aug 2018 20:47


Sent: 23-Aug-2018 21:15:31  Re: Coffin
 
  Quote:
 
  vox wrote:
  Could UHCtools be included in Coffin?
  Its great to see Amiga tool updated
 
  Could it have some Vamp related functions in future versions?
 
  1.1 is latest one?
  EXTERNAL LINK 
 
  Hi,
 
  You're welcome to include UHC Tools with coffin! Go right ahead, the version on aminet simply connects to us and installs the latest version so it should always be the latest one! We are updating the included tools frequently so it's always good to run uhcupdate every now and then!
 
  /David

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                        -=[ UHC TOOLS ]=-

  This is a collection of programs and scripts for Amiga computers and their
  offsprings to simplify daily usage and make the Amiga more independent.

  How to install:
  ---------------
  - Run the included Installer, this package includes the minimum required
    files to get an installation going, the rest of the package will be
    downloaded over the internet.

  The following programs and scripts are currently included in the package.

  Programs:
  ---------
  aget          - A http download tool.
  AskMore      - Asks the user a question and saves the answer in local env.
  FlushDevice  - Flushes cached writes to a device.
  ForEachLine  - Loop over each line of a file in a script.
  ModifyPath    - String manipulator that can get parts of a given path.
  NoClick      - Minimal noclick-program that disables the clicking noise on
                  all floppydrives in a system.
  Reboot        - Reboots the computer
  sntp          - NTP/SNTP time sync utility.
  SetFromCmd    - Set env from output of command. The command result will be
                  returned to $RC, which regular "Set and backticks" won't do.
  SetResults    - Sets $RC to any value
  StackSize    - Prints the stack size in a format usable in scripts.
  SynergyClient - Control mouse and keyboard from another computer.
  TCPBlock      - Connects to a host socket and only reads data when you
                  press enter, causing the other side to block
  TCPEcho      - Echoes data to a host socket and displays the response if
                  present.
  TCPRec        - Like TCPEcho but in reverse.
  TCPSend      - Send data to a host socket.
  time          - Very small time measurement utility.
  Typeline      - Types out a specific line-number from a textfile.
  uhcsearch    - Masterprogram used by the search-scripts.
  UTF8Echo      - Converts a ISO8859-1 string to UTF8 and echoes it to STDOUT.

  Scripts:
  --------
  bootablerad  - Prepares RAD: with an empty floppyimage with a bootblock.
  checkifsys    - Checks if a Volume/Device is SYS: or not.
  detectos      - A script that tries to figure out if it's running under
                  AmigaOS3, AmigaOS4, MorphOS or AROS.
  drawertoadf  - Makes a floppy of all files in a drawer (directory).
  extracttag    - Can extract text from tags in markup-language files.
  formatpath    - Similiar to ModifyPath but uses LFORMAT-like syntax.
  head          - Reads the first few lines of a text-file.
  help          - Help-system
  installdeps  - Downloads and installs 68020 versions of programs a few
                  scripts rely on.
  posttoslack  - Post a message to a Slack messageboard.
  tail          - Reads the last few lines of a text-file.
  uhccheck      - Checks if a new version of UHCTools is available.
  uhcextract    - Masterscript for extract-scripts.
  uhcget        - Masterscript for get-scripts.
  uhchtmlreadme - Masterscript for extracting readmes from HTML-files.
  uhcmirrorget  - Masterscript for downloading files using a Mirror-List.
  uhcrecent    - Masterscript for displaying recent files.
  uhcresultpath - Masterscript used by get/readme/extract-scripts.
  uhcstatus    - Shows all UHC-related ENV-variables.
  uhctextreadme - Masterscript for text readmes.
  uhctoggle    - Toggles UHC-related ENV-variables that have two states.
  uhcupdate    - Updates UHC Tools to the latest version.
  unpack        - Can unpack various archives by checking the file extension
                  of the archive and launch the apropriate unpacking-tool.

  Search-scripts:
  ---------------
  Aminet:
    aminetextract    - Downloads and extracts a file from Aminet.
    aminetget        - Downloads a file from Aminet.
    aminetreadme      - Downloads a readme-file from Aminet and displays it.
    aminetrecent      - Displays recent Aminet-files.
    aminetsearch      - Searches Aminet for files.

  AROS Archives:
    arosextract      - Downloads and extracts a file from AROS Archives.
    arosget          - Downloads a file from AROS Archives.
    arosreadme        - Downloads a readme-file from AROS Archives and
                        displays it.
    arosrecent        - Displays recent AROS Archives files.
    arossearch        - Searches AROS Archives for files.

  MorphOS Storage:
    mosstorageextract - Downloads and extracts a file from MorphOS Storage.
    mosstorageget    - Downloads a file from MorphOS Storage.
    mosstoragereadme  - Downloads a readme-file from MorphOS Storage and
                        displays it.
    mosstoragerecent  - Displays recent MorphOS Storage files.
    mosstoragesearch  - Searches MorphOS Storage for files.

  OS4 Depot:
    depotextract      - Downloads and extracts a file from OS4 Depot.
    depotget          - Downloads a file from OS4 Depot
    depotreadme      - Downloads a readme-file from OS4 Depot and displays
                        it.
    depotrecent      - Displays recent OS4 Depot files.
    depotsearch      - Searches OS4 Depot for files.

  WHDLoad:
    whdextract        - Downloads and extracts a file fro  EXTERNAL LINK    whdget            - Downloads a file fro  EXTERNAL LINK    whdreadme        - Downloads a readme-file fro  EXTERNAL LINK and
                        displays it.
    whdrecent        - Displays recen  EXTERNAL LINK files.
    whdsearch        - Searche  EXTERNAL LINK for files.

  WHDownload:
    whdownextract    - Downloads and extracts a file from WHDownload.
    whdownget        - Downloads a file from WHDownload.
    whdownsearch      - Search WHDownload for files.

  amigascne.org:
    scneextract      - Downloads and extracts a file from amigascne.org.
    scneget          - Downloads a file from amigascne.org.
    scnesearch        - Search amigascne.org for demo files.

   
  Mirror list:
  ------------
  EXTERNAL LINK  EXTERNAL LINK  EXTERNAL LINK 

Contents of util/misc/UHCTools.lha

PERMISSION  UID  GID    PACKED    SIZE  RATIO METHOD CRC    STAMP    NAME
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ ----------
drwxr-xr-x  1000/1000        0      0 ****** -lhd- 0000 Aug 18 13:53 UHCTools/
-rwxr-xr-x  1000/1000      775    1815  42.7% -lh5- aaab Aug 18 13:53 UHCTools/Installation
-rw-r--r--  1000/1000      253    686  36.9% -lh5- ad27 Jun  6 03:48 UHCTools/Installation.info
-rw-r--r--  1000/1000    2302    6554  35.1% -lh5- ebab Aug 18 13:53 UHCTools/ReadMe
-rw-r--r--  1000/1000      215    464  46.3% -lh5- 6650 Oct  7  2017 UHCTools/ReadMe.info
-rwxr-xr-x  1000/1000    9561  20236  47.2% -lh5- f68f Aug 18 12:06 UHCTools/aget.aros-i386
-rwxr-xr-x  1000/1000    8087  18168  44.5% -lh5- 4479 Aug 18 12:06 UHCTools/aget.mos
-rwxr-xr-x  1000/1000    6995  12060  58.0% -lh5- d8ad Aug 18 12:06 UHCTools/aget.os3
-rwxr-xr-x  1000/1000    8267  17572  47.0% -lh5- 89b2 Aug 18 12:06 UHCTools/aget.os4
-rw-r--r--  1000/1000      266    628  42.4% -lh5- 058a Oct  7  2017 UHCTools.info
---------- ----------- ------- ------- ------ ---------- ------------ ----------
  Total        10 files  36721  78183  47.0%            Aug 18 14:27



Roy Gillotti

Posts 420
23 Aug 2018 22:29


Ah cool, I use UHC as well, The synergy client works surprisingly fairly well. Well Hopefully now I won't need to re-install it on future Coffin builds.


Andy Hearn

Posts 302
24 Aug 2018 10:59


wow! I shall consider myself updated. that looks like an excellent little toolkit that I didn't even know existed! top job to all involved!


Martin Soerensen

Posts 232
24 Aug 2018 13:55


He didn't write that it will be included with Coffin, only that it could be.


Roy Gillotti

Posts 420
24 Aug 2018 15:11


Martin Soerensen wrote:

He didn't write that it will be included with Coffin, only that it could be.

alright thanks, I figured that would be implied... 


Vojin Vidanovic

Posts 1697
24 Aug 2018 19:33


Martin Soerensen wrote:

He didn't write that it will be included with Coffin, only that it could be.

That is 100% true, but having permission + having actively developed 68k software (which is a point of Coffin) = there is no reason NOT to include it with next release.

Hope maintainer will do it.

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