Subject: IEEE Std 1387.2-1995 (ISO/IEC 15068-2:1999)
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Ben Collver <email@example.com>
Date: 01/14/2004 14:10:27
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On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 11:54:51AM -0800, Ben Collver wrote:
> Off-topic, but here is something you might find interesting.
> This is a POSIX standard for package management. There is a new project to
> implement this under GPL that seems pre-alpha yet active.
> HP-UX uses POSIX package management, and it would be fun, though a lot of
> work, to make pkgsrc use IEEE Std 1387.2-1995 (ISO/IEC 15068-2:1999) as its
> binary package format.
Looks interesting -- you might want to mail tech-pkg with this,
since I'm sure it interests more people.
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