Since the package management feature branch was merged into HAIKU's master repository, numerous issues were uncovered. As with any large feature, an influx of regressions and other issues should always be expected. Most of the issues revolved around not being able to install or even run certain software, which for an operating system is a big deal. Luckily, with any actively developed software such as Haiku, bug fixes continue to happen. This article will go into some of those issues, what has been done to fix them, and what other improvements are in the pipeline.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.haiku-os.org/blog/mmadia/2014-02-22_further_improvements_package_management_and_related_technologies/