OpenPKG Releases Version 2.2 of Cross-Platform Unix Software Packaging Facility

The OpenPKG project has released version 2.2 of their RPM-based cross-platform Unix software packaging facility. This release includes 528 selected packages, including the latest versions of popular Unix software like Apache, Bash, BIND, GCC, INN, Mozilla, MySQL, OpenSSH, Perl, Postfix, PostgreSQL, Samba, Squid, teTeX and Vim. These packages are carefully packaged for easy deployment on 18 different Unix platforms, including FreeBSD 4.10/5.3, Debian GNU/Linux 3.0/3.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, Fedora Core 2, SuSE Linux 9.0/9.1, and Sun Solaris 2.6/8/9/10. The major technical efforts for this release were spent on reducing the requirements on the underlying Unix platforms and further improving the portability of our packages. Additionally, a smooth upgrade path exists from OpenPKG 2.1.