Package management

Julia provides a built-in package manager. Using Pkg we can install libraries written in Julia. For external libraries, we can also compile them from their source or use the standard package manager of the operating system. A list of registered packages is maintained at

Pkg is provided in the base installation. The Pkg module contains all the package manager commands.

Pkg.status() – package status

The Pkg.status() is a function that prints out a list of currently installed packages with a summary. This is handy when you need to know if the package you want to use is installed or not.

When the Pkg command is run for the first time, the package directory is automatically created. It is required by the command ...

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