Re: cupt, the APT competitor
|--==> On Mon, 05 Oct 2009 13:10:32 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
GvB> Free Ekanayaka <email@example.com> writes:
>>|--==> On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:52:14 +0300, "Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
EVL> This mail is to inform that Debian APT suite now has a competitor named Cupt .
>>For the ones who don't know it, I'd like to point out that there is at
>>least one other competitor/companion/replacement of APT:
>>Smart has been developed since several years now and it is in
>>Debian. The code base is rather stable and actively maintained, and
>>beside dpkg it has supports for other packaging backends like rpm and
>>slack. It has a GUI too.
GvB> What language is it in? How functional is it?
It's written in python, with a few C modules to speed-up critical
tasks. It's rather functional, basically it does everything APT does.