Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Oct 2005 10:32 UTC, submitted by Ralf S. Engelschall
General Unix The OpenPKG project released version 2.5 of their cross-platform Unix software packaging facility. All software is carefully packaged for easy deployment on 19 different Unix platforms, including FreeBSD 4.11/5.4/6.0/7.0, NetBSD 2.0.2, Debian GNU/Linux 3.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, Fedora Core 4, SUSE Linux 9.3/10.0, Mandriva Linux 10.2 and Sun Solaris 8/9/10. The major technical efforts for this release were spent on migrating to GCC 4.0, further improving the Solaris 10, FreeBSD 6.0 and SUSE 10.0 support.
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Bells, Whistles?
by John Nilsson on Wed 19th Oct 2005 14:44 UTC
John Nilsson
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2005-07-06

So how is this better than $PKG_MANAGMENT_SYTEM?

How dows it stack up to:
conary
portage
apt
pkgsrc
autotools
autopackage
smartpm
?

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RE: Bells, Whistles?
by on Wed 19th Oct 2005 15:59 in reply to "Bells, Whistles?"
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it doesn't .. infact there are some major draw backs, many people in the community have argued that its not even really a true package management system. google for it and you'll see what I mean.

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