definition of dependent, a software dependency resolver
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$ dependent pip-0.3 pip-0.3.26 setuptools-0.6.44 python-2.6.1
An evaluation of Rez.
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
Rez provides a syntax and tools for resolving required dependencies along with the cascading dependencies of dependencies.