Code Shipping - Packaging ( Archive | Container )


Packaging is the mechanism that creates module (libraries) from code in order to be able to distributed.

(library|package) are generally packaged into an archive of code (such as JAR, ZIP, … files).

Container technology such as docker gives also a mean to package an application.



  • Linux Lintian, FakeRoot on Ubuntu: apt-get install lintian fakeroot
  • Linux dpkg for creating Debian packages: apt-get install dpkg
  • Linux rpm for creating RPM packages: apt-get install rpm

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