Signification of the individual columns
The destination architecture of the software being packaged.
Time and date the package was created.
Hostname of the system that built the package.
Defines the copyright terms applicable to the packaged software.
Provides an in-depth description of the packaged software.
Defines a group of packages, of which this package is a part.
The filename of the package.
The filesize of the package file. In case of download a file with this size has to be transfered.
List of filenames that comprise the package
URL to obtain additional information about the packaged software.
Groups packages together by the types of functionality they provide. The group specification is similar to a path, in that it specifies more general groupings before more detailed ones.
The operating system for which the package was built.
The name of the software being packaged. This name should be identical to the first part of the filename.
Total size of every file installed by the package.
Contact information for the person or persons who built the package. In larger organizations this could also be a pbulic relations contact.
Specifies a virtual package that the packaged software makes available when it is installed.
The release designation can be thought of as the package version. The release number should be 1 when the software is first being packaged. If it is necessary to repackage that software at the same version, the release should be incremented. The release should be reset to 1 when a new version of the software becomes available and this new version is first being packaged.
Lists capabilities that the package needs to have in order to operate properly.
A one-line description of the packaged software.
Name of the organisation that is responsible for packaging the software.
The version of the software being packaged.