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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by Lazarus on Wed 19th Oct 2005 16:25 UTC
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Damned near everyone is going to continue using their own packaging systems anyway, making this project's existance pretty much pointless.

That said, I'm still glad that the DragonFly folks have opted to go with NetBSD's pkgsrc.

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