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Linux distros build on Conary package system

Mar 29, 2011, 13:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Foresight stands out not only for its tight linkage to GNOME, but for its use of the Conary package/system management tookit, instead of the more common RPM or Debian package management systems. Conary is also used by the recently updated enterprise appliance builder rPath X6 (see farther below).

"Among other benefits, Conary makes it a lot easier to do rolling releases, says the Foresight project. Conary also 'ensures that users can efficiently search, install, and manage all the software on the Foresight system,' says the project."

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