The hepsoft release shall facilitate the usage of the PH/SFT provided software stack, i.e. usage without configuration management tools. This is achieved by placing a coherent set of packages under one root directory with the usually used sub-directories, e.g. "bin", "lib", "lib64", "include", "share", etc. The dependencies of packages within a release are either on the hepsoft release or on the system level (for basic dependencies, e.g. X11, glibc, ...).