Element: <packageinfo>

Syntax

        <!ELEMENT packageinfo    (description?, requires*, utilizes*)>

This element occurs in : Element: <package>

See also : Element : <description> | Element: <requires> | Element: <utilizes>

Description

The packageinfo element groups elements containing information about the package, namely a description and some dependency relationship(s).

The description child-element provides for a description of the packge.

The requires child-element provides for a relationship (dependancy) to other defined packages in the profile.

The utilizes child-element provdes for a relationship (uses / optional) to other defined packages in the profile.

Examples

<package name="gimp" version="1.2.3">

        <packageinfo>

                <description>

                        <para>The gimp package contains the GNU Image Manipulation Program.
                                    This is useful for :</para>

                        <list>
                                <item>photo retouching,</item>
                                <item>image composition,</item>
                                <item>image authoring.</item>
                        </list>

                </description>
        
                <requires><name>gtk+</name></requires>

                <utilizes><name>libtiff</name></utilizes>
                <utilizes><name>libpng</name></utilizes>
                <utilizes><name>libjpeg</name></utilizes>
                <utilizes><name>aalib</name></utilizes>
                <utilizes><name>mpeg_lib</name></utilizes>
                <utilizes><name>python</name></utilizes>

        </packageinfo>

        ....

</package>

There is no equivalent bash script for the element.