Libpackman is in the alpha stage. It currently supports reading of RPM
packages, partial reading of Debian packages, reading of the RPM database,
and reading/writing of the GNUpdate database. Packages can be queried, but
installation is, for the moment, disabled.
To keep an eye out on the status of libpackman, visit the
ChangeLog, or subscribe to the
CVS listserv on our ListServs page.