CASA Software Engineering Project: Evaluate Cross Platform Package Managers - Candidates

List of cross platform package managers that may co-exist with native platform package managers.

See project: Evaluate Meta Package Managers.

Not Yet Rejected

The following are claimed to support more than one Linux distribution, and OS X.

name coment
ABS Builds from source on user's computer.
apt-build Builds from source on user's computer.
fink Builds from source on user's computer.
GoboLinux Compile Builds from source on user's computer.
homebrew Builds from source on user's computer.
epm  
Listaller  
MojoSetup  
macports Builds from source on user's computer.
pkgsrc Builds from source on user's computer.
Portage Builds from source on user's computer.
Sorcery Builds from source on user's computer.
nix  
OpenPKG  
PortableLinuxApps  
zero install  

Rejected

name reason
Autopackage Dead. Merged with Listaller.
klik Dead. Succeeded by PortableLinuxApps.
Conary Dead? Project appears to have ended after SAS purchased rPath.

-- ScottRankin - 2013-09-30
Topic revision: r5 - 2013-11-25, ScottRankin
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