Subject: Re: make package
To: Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU>
From: Dave Vollenweider <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/17/2007 09:52:55
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In your case, you'll want to install the pkgtools/pkg_tarup package, then use the following to build a binary package for the target package and all of its dependencies:
pkg_tarup -a -d [binary package directory]
- Dave V.
On Sat, 17 Feb 2007 20:43:30 +0700
Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU> wrote:
> Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2007 18:23:26 -0600 (CST)
> From: "Jeremy C. Reed" <email@example.com>
> Message-ID: <Pine.NEB.firstname.lastname@example.org>
> | On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
> | > When I want to build a binary package that has a lot of dependencies, is
> | > there anything special I need to do in order to also make packages of
> | > those missing dependencies that are built in the process? Is it
> | > possible?
> | "make package" should do that automatically.
> You mean if I have no binary packages at all, but lots of packages
> installed, and I go to some new package and do
> make package
> you're guaranteeing that when that finishes my binary package
> directory will have binary packages for everything needed?
> I've never seen that work - generally if a dependency is already
> installed, pkgsrc leaves it alone, and won't go and (attempt to)
> construct a binary package out of it, just because it is now
> building a binary package, and there isn't one for the dependency.
> To answer the original question, install pkgtools/pkg_comp, start
> with a new empty sandbox (pkg_comp makeroot), make sure your
> pkg_comp config file has "BUILD_TARGET=package" (and probably
> AUTO_TARGET=package as well) in it, then build the package that
> you want - that way, all the dependencies must get rebuilt
> as none of them exist in the sandbox (that is, any that you don't
> already have the binary packages for).
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