Pacman

Tool and Usage

Project details
Programming languageC
AuthorJudd Vinet
Latest releaseNo release found

Project health

44
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Introduction

Pacman is the default package manager for Arch Linux. The main differences with other package managers include the focus on a binary package format and the underlying build system for software. Its goal is to keep the system up-to-date, especially as Arch Linux is considered to be a 'rolling release'. By using a server/client model it synchronizes package lists and allows the user to install the latest available packages.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this tool:

Strengths

  • + Project is mature (10+ years)
  • + The source code of this software is available

Author and Maintainers

Pacman is under development by Judd Vinet.

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