[arch-general] Building packages, and their dependencies

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Fri Oct 15 17:05:26 EDT 2010

On 15/10/10 21:33, Ray Rashif wrote:
> 2010/10/16 Ng Oon-Ee <ngoonee at gmail.com>:
>> On Fri, 2010-10-15 at 14:24 +0100, Magnus Therning wrote:
>>> On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 12:06, Ray Rashif <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>>> On 15 October 2010 18:37, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>>>>> I have a tree of packages, organised similarly to ABS, i.e. directory
>>>>> names match package name, and in each directory is a PKGBUILD (and
>>>>> what else is needed).  Something like this:
>>>>> my-packages/
>>>>>  foo/
>>>>>    PKGBUILD
>>>>>  bar/
>>>>>    PKGBUILD
>>>>>    bar.install
>>>>>  baz/
>>>>>    PKGBUILD
>>>>>  ...
>>>>> Is there some tool that would allow me to move into one of these
>>>>> directories, build the package including any dependencies?  (Basically
>>>>> an ABS helper that handles dependencies.)
>>>> makeworld
>>> Excellent, but is it possible to pass it a specific package that I
>>> want to build, and only build its dependencies?
>>> /M
>> Try bauerbill out. It can be set to 'build all from abs'. Not sure about
>> including the dependencies though, but a bit of sed-magic may help
>> there.
> Oh right, sorry, then makeworld is not the right tool. It builds what
> is passed to it in an ABS-like hierarchy - it does not know about
> dependencies. Looks like I misread the subject.
> Anyway, Bauerbill looks like it can do that. Take a look at the examples:
> http://www.xyne.archlinux.ca/projects/bauerbill/#quick-feature-overview

Ah yes, that looks like it'd fit.  Just one more question, I've never
heard of
a $repo.abs.tar.gz, how do I build one?


Magnus Therning                        (OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4)
magnus@therning.org           Jabber: magnus@therning.org
http://therning.org/magnus         identi.ca|twitter: magthe

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 262 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/attachments/20101015/f8c92bc4/attachment.bin>

More information about the arch-general mailing list