gst-package man page

gst-package — create and install GNU Smalltalk .star package files

Description

Usage

gst-package [OPTION]... ARGS...

Operation modes

--install

make or install STAR packages (default)

--uninstall

remove the packages mentioned in the FILES

--dist

copy files instead of creating STAR files.

--prepare

create configure.ac or Makefile.am

--list-files PKG

just output the list of files in the package

--list-packages

just output the list of packages in the files

--download, --update

download package from smalltalk.gnu.org or from its specified URL

--help

display this message and exit

--version

print version information and exit

Common suboptions

-n, --dry-run

print commands without running them

--srcdir DIR

look for non-built files in directory DIR

--distdir DIR

for --dist, place files in directory DIR

--destdir DIR

prefix the destination directory with DIR

--target-directory DIR

install the files in DIR (unused for --dist)

-I, --image-file=FILE

load into the specified image

--kernel-dir=PATH

use the specified kernel directory

-v, --verbose

print extra information while processing

--install suboptions

--test

run unit tests after merging

--load

also load the Smalltalk files in the image

--list-files suboptions

--load

only list files that are filed in when loading

--test

with --load, also include unit test files

--vpath

Omit path to srcdir for files that are there

--dist suboptions

--all-files

Process all files, not just non-built ones

--copy

Do not create symbolic links

All operation modes except --download (or its synonym --update) accept paths to package.xml files or .star files, including remote URLs. --download and --update accept names of packages, which will be searched in the current system or on smalltalk.gnu.org) or URLs to package.xml or .star files.

Except in uninstall and list files mode, gst-package requires write access to the GNU Smalltalk image directory, and merges the XML package files on the command line with that file.

The default target directory is /builddir/build/BUILD/smalltalk-3.2.5

See Also

The full documentation for gst-package is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and gst-package programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gst

should give you access to the complete manual.

Info

February 2017 gst-package version 3.2.5 User Commands