Tectonic has a working
PKGBUILD, which is great for us ArchLinux users, but there aren’t packages for any other Linux distributions.
fpm is an excellent tool capable of translating simple packages between different formats, including from
pacman (the kind built by the
rpm (as well as OSX
The only pain points are that
fpm is a Ruby tool, and that the Arch package must first be built with
makepkg. This puts some limitations on the system responsible for building the packages, but might be worth solving, so that we can offer “official” distribution packages.