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Unix-style "package" format tools?

>>>>> "Rodney" == Rodney Thayer <rodney at> writes:

    Rodney> does anyone know if "pkgadd" and the other package format
    Rodney> tools have been implemented on Linux?

    Rodney>                        Rodney Thayer ::

Yes, after a fashion. Slackware provides the following tools (with man
pages in section 8): 

	makepkg		removepkg	explodepkg
	pkgtool		installpkg

Note that the implementation is different for Linux than for the
System V based systems.

Bruce Dawson, Virgin Software, Ltd., Epping, NH, USA +1-603-679-1007
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