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Re: cupt, the APT competitor

Hi Goswin,

|--==> On Mon, 05 Oct 2009 13:10:32 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> said:

  GvB> Free Ekanayaka <freee@debian.org> writes:
  >>|--==> On Tue, 22 Sep 2009 12:52:14 +0300, "Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <jackyf@debian.org> said:
  EVL> This mail is to inform that Debian APT suite now has a competitor named Cupt [1].
  >>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.



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