FPM (Fantom Pod Manager)Release Notes

FPM (Fantom Pod Manager) is a support library that aids Alien-Factory in the development of other libraries, frameworks and applications. Though you are welcome to use it, you may find features are missing and the documentation incomplete.



  • New: Install cmd installs directories of pods.
  • Chg: Bespoke Process implementation for launching fan cmds that need keyboard input.
  • Chg: FpmEnv now extends Env.cur for a prompt() and password() implementation.
  • Chg: Install cmd may now install to a local repo.
  • Chg: Env var FPM_ALL_PODS doesn't overwrite resolved pods.


  • Bug: Run and Test commands needed 2 arguments to be valid, should have just been 1; the name of the pod / class.


  • New: Query command.
  • Chg: Added domkit to list of core pods.
  • Chg: Groomed cmd logging.
  • Bug: Resolving all latest pods didn't always pick the latest between multiple repositories.
  • Bug: Pod dirs were being resolved against homeDir, not baseDir.
  • Bug: Update command no longer reports Done if errors are encountered.


  • Bug: Help cmd wasn't printing out cmd list.
  • Bug: Setup cmd wouldn't always execute.
  • Bug: Resolved multiple issues with the fpm .nix file.


  • Chg: Slightly better unsatisfied pod error reporting.
  • Chg: Killing an FPM run or test cmd didn't kill the running Java process.
  • Bug: Fixed NPE when referencing scripts.


  • New: Preview release.