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

Info

November 2016 gst-package version 3.2.5 User Commands