gst-package man page

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



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

Operation modes

make or install STAR packages (default)
remove the packages mentioned in the FILES
copy files instead of creating STAR files.
create configure.ac or Makefile.am
--list-files PKG
just output the list of files in the package
just output the list of packages in the files
--download, --update
download package from smalltalk.gnu.org or from its specified URL
display this message and exit
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
use the specified kernel directory
-v, --verbose
print extra information while processing

--install suboptions

run unit tests after merging
also load the Smalltalk files in the image

--list-files suboptions

only list files that are filed in when loading
with --load, also include unit test files
Omit path to srcdir for files that are there

--dist suboptions

Process all files, not just non-built ones
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


gst-package version 3.2.5 February 2016