Are there any package managers that: work without root privileges, and install packages at a custom location (similar to ./configure --prefix), and install stable packages (unlike Gentoo Prefix ...
And vice versa? For example install apt-get on Gentoo and connect Ubuntu's repositories. And if it is possible how can I do it? (at least in general terms)
Basically I want apt-get's dependency resolving ability, and to compile packages with customized options (such as the loader path). Can that be done with the apt-* suite? If not, perhaps I can try ...