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Packaging software supported keywords

This page describes which general keywords are recognized by various flavours pf software packaging software. These are fields that are of general use; idiosyncratic fields (like dependency information in system packagers) are left out.

SCons packaging extension

Philipp Scholl's Google Summer of Code 2006 project (see PhilippSchollProposal)

Source: https://teco62pc.teco.edu/projects/Scholl_SummerOfCode/wiki/PackageMetaData

RPM

RPM package manager for managing binary software packages in Linux distribution, originally designed for Red Had Linux.

Source: http://www.rpm.org/max-rpm/s1-rpm-inside-tags.html

which package is newer)

Dpkg

Debian's package manager for .deb files.

Source: http://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-controlfields.html#s-controlfieldslist

ASDF

Common Lisp's Another System Definition Facility.

Source: http://constantly.at/lisp/asdf/

Distutils

Python's standard packaging extension.

Source: http://docs.python.org/dist/module-distutils.core.html, PEP-314 at http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0314/

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