WIAS Technical Report No. 12, (2010)

WPM package manager version 1.0 --- Software documentation


  • Streckenbach, Timo


  • Package manager, software versioning, dependencies, source package, virtual package, compiler flags, database, root-permissions, portability, Mixing FORTRAN, C and C++


WPM is a command-line tool designed to support build and installation facilities. It is implemented as a collection of script files, written in Bourne shell syntax. For the sake of portability the code takes care of the common pitfalls of shell programming.

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