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How to publish Gentoo packages on Dpkg.

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What are Gentoo packages?

Gentoo is a totally free Linux distribution. It uses the latest development tools and software technologies and is dedicated to quality rather than blindly following traditional usage patterns with binary packages and config files. Every part of Gentoo, including installation images, is free software; most of the source code is available to whoever wants it. Gentoo has been developed in an entirely open process, in which technical choices are made via discussion in email forums and IRC channels rather than by secretive members of some elite development cabal. Each package in Gentoo has its own maintainer who decides whether or not to include it; you are welcome to volunteer to Gentoo.


What is Dpkg?

DPKG is the software at the base of the package management system in the free operating system Debian and its derivatives. It is currently used to install, remove, and provide information about Debian packages; eventually, it will be used to manage any kind of binary or source package. It was first released as a separate program (dpkg) alongside the old .deb packaging format to enable it to run on non-Debian systems, but has since become an integral part of .deb processing.

Publish Gentoo packages on Dpkg with packagecloud

If you’re looking to publish Gentoo packages on Dpkg, you can use packagecloud to handle all of your package management. Packagecloud works with all kinds of packages, not only Gentoo packages. With packagecloud you can manage all of your packages from various OS’s, languages, and more. Always trust that your packages will be secure when you publish your Gentoo packages on Dpkg via packagecloud.

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