FreeBSD & rpm/rpm5, yum

Daniel Staal DStaal at
Fri Jun 6 01:31:52 UTC 2014

--As of June 5, 2014 7:51:12 PM -0400, Rick Miller is alleged to have said:

> I am interested in your thoughts and experiences with regards to managing
> diverse systems at scale in terms of package management.  More
> specifically an implementation of rpm/rpm5 and yum on FreeBSD.
> I'm most interested in the pros and cons of implementation, deployment,
> and operation of such a system.  Are there significant challenges in
> deploying and managing such a system?  What are the aspects of doing so
> that should be carefully evaluated?
> Thanks for any feedback...

--As for the rest, it is mine.

This should get you started (FreeBSD's package system):

Daniel T. Staal

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