What is next for Pacman? (Ideas that may never eventuate)

Allan McRae

Playlists: 'arch-conf-2020' videos starting here / audio

The pacman package manager is one of the major distinguishing features of Arch Linux. It combines a simple binary package format with an easy-to-use build system. While pacman does not strive to do everything (and is very nearly perfect), there are still some ideas for future improvements and additions. This talk will explore some of the possible futures of package management.