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Old 05-16-2015, 11:09 AM   #1
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[ANNOUNCE] - Dpm, a linux package manager


I am announcing the release of DPM - A linux package manager developed by me.

It uses unionfs-fuse to track packages. It is basically a bash script using unionfs-fuse, kyotocabinet db, pcregrep plus few other basic commands.

Get it from my website.
 
Old 05-17-2015, 02:24 PM   #2
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I am announcing the release of DPM - A linux package manager developed by me.

It uses unionfs-fuse to track packages. It is basically a bash script using unionfs-fuse, kyotocabinet db, pcregrep plus few other basic commands.
..which goes along with your other two threads about 'tools', which only seem to advertise your blog. Is there some reason to use this, versus the built in package managers already in EVERY distro of Linux?
 
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Well I developed it so that I don't depend on rpm, dpkg kind of package managers. It can be modified easily as it just uses bash shell script. Plus using union fs make it catch all changes to filesystem. Rpm catches installed package files which are installed using common commands cp, install and friends.
 
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Well I developed it so that I don't depend on rpm, dpkg kind of package managers.
Ok...so back to WHY this is an issue?? Those package managers are very well developed/supported/documented. Why should yours be used at all?
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It can be modified easily as it just uses bash shell script. Plus using union fs make it catch all changes to filesystem. Rpm catches installed package files which are installed using common commands cp, install and friends.
...and the existing package managers can be rolled back, files examined, etc. So again, what's the point?
 
  


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