dependent

definition of dependent, a software dependency resolver

Copyright and Language can be found in RFC1

Change Process

This document is governed by the Consensus-Oriented Specification System (COSS).

Goal

  • to provide for dependency resolution when establishing a tool-chain.

See also Package Management System on Wikipedia See also Rez

Architecture

dependent

$ dependent pip-0.3
pip-0.3.26
setuptools-0.6.44
python-2.6.1

Rez

An evaluation of Rez.

A Environment Management System (EMS)

Though explicitly stated as not being a EMS along with providing a definition of EMS, it does alter a running environment to provide for context sensitivity, similar to how EMS has been defined.

See also EMS Definition

A Package Configuration System (PCS)

Rez provides a syntax and tools for resolving required dependencies along with the cascading dependencies of dependencies.

Compilation Build-system

Though not

  • rez only supports posix
  • rez assumes version-controlled software, e.g. mercurial/subversion