This is a short index of the available package management related documentation.
Package Management Infrastructure provides an overview of what components belong to Haiku’s package management infrastructure and how they work and interact.
Building Packages gives information on various aspects of the package building process.
Boot Volume Directory Structure outlines the directory structure of a package management powered Haiku boot volume.
Haiku Package File Format specifies in detail the file format of Haiku package files (HPKG) and Haiku package repository files (HPKR).
Packaging Policy defines the policy for creating Haiku packages.
Hybrid Builds provides some information regarding hybrid builds.
Migration to Package Management lists the changes that users should expect when migrating to a package management Haiku.
Bootstrapping Haiku explains the process of bootstrapping Haiku and third-party packages.
TODO is a list of package management related work still to be done.
Blog posts on package management (the Batisseur ones are only indirectly package management related).
Package Management Ideas is a collection of thoughts and discussions regarding package management. It has been partially obsoleted by the progress on the package management implementation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNZQQM5zU-Q&list=PL3FFCD4C6D384A302 is a video playlist of Ingo and Oliver explaining and demonstrating the package management branch at BeGeistert 2011.
Below are links to source code related to Haiku’s package management.
HaikuPorts contains the build recipes of various ports.
haikuports.cross contains the minimal set of build recipes to bootstrap a new Haiku architecture.
haikuporter is the tool to create binary packages from build recipes.
- Building Packages
- Boot Volume Directory Structure
- Haiku Package File Format
- Hybrid Builds
- Package Management Infrastructure
- Migration to Package Management
- Packaging Policy
- Bootstrapping Haiku
- Package Daemon
- Package building
- Package kit/manager
- Boot loader
- Package/package repository format
- Package Management Ideas