bpkg-help man page

bpkg-help ā€” show help for a command or help topic

Synopsis

bpkg help [command | topic]

Description

Show the detailed help for command or help topic or a summary of available commands and topics if none was specified.

Common Options

The common options are summarized below with a more detailed description available in bpkg-common-options(1).

-v

Print essential underlying commands being executed.

-V

Print all underlying commands being executed.

--quiet|-q

Run quietly, only printing error messages.

--verbose level

Set the diagnostics verbosity to level between 0 and 6.

--jobs|-j num

Number of jobs to perform in parallel.

--no-result

Don't print informational messages about the outcome of performing a command.

--no-progress

Suppress progress indicators for long-lasting operations, such as network transfers, building, etc.

--build path

The build program to be used to build packages.

--build-option opt

Additional option to be passed to the build program.

--fetch path

The fetch program to be used to download resources.

--fetch-option opt

Additional option to be passed to the fetch program.

--fetch-timeout sec

The fetch and fetch-like (for example, git) program timeout.

--git path

The git program to be used to fetch git repositories.

--git-option opt

Additional common option to be passed to the git program.

--sha256 path

The sha256 program to be used to calculate SHA256 sums.

--sha256-option opt

Additional option to be passed to the sha256 program.

--tar path

The tar program to be used to extract package archives.

--tar-option opt

Additional option to be passed to the tar program.

--openssl path

The openssl program to be used for crypto operations.

--openssl-option opt

Additional option to be passed to the openssl program.

--auth type

Types of repositories to authenticate.

--trust fingerprint

Trust repository certificate with a SHA256 fingerprint.

--trust-yes

Assume the answer to all authentication prompts is yes.

--trust-no

Assume the answer to all authentication prompts is no.

--pager path

The pager program to be used to show long text.

--pager-option opt

Additional option to be passed to the pager program.

--options-file file

Read additional options from file.

--default-options dir

The directory to load additional default options files from.

--no-default-options

Don't load default options files.

Default Options Files

See bpkg-default-options-files(1) for an overview of the default options files. For the help command the following options files are searched for only in the predefined directories (home, system, etc) and, if found, loaded in the order listed:

bpkg.options
bpkg-help.options

Bugs

Send bug reports to the users@build2.org mailing list.

Referenced By

bpkg(1).

November 2019 bpkg 0.12.0