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Man Page pkgrebuild.1
Manpage of pkgrebuild

pkgrebuild

Section: pkg tools (1)
Updated: 1.0.1
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NAME

pkgrebuild - a tool to build an pkg package from an installed package  

SYNTAX

pkgrebuild [option] <packagename>  

DESCRIPTION

pkgrebuild is a tool to build easily pkg package. It can be used to build a pkg file from an installed package (lost pkg) or to quickly make change to a package: just have your change on installed files and call pkgrebuild.  

OPTIONS

-1|--one-part
change number of parts in the setinfo to 1. Meanfull only for sets.
-a|--additional=<flags>
pass additional flags to pkgmk
-b|--batch
work in batch mode (no interactive query if files change)
-d|--device=<device>
pkg package will be written to the <device>. Unlike pkgmk, device can be not only absolute but relative path too.
-e|--edit-pkginfo
open the generated pkginfo file with your favorite editor before pkg build. It can be used as "breakpoint" for doing some other changes in the package
-L|--libdir=<dir>
pkgrebuild library dir. Default - /usr/lib/pkgrebuild. Should be used only when package installed in non-standard place.
-n|--noclear
do not remove prototype and pkginfo files.
-h|--help
Output help information and exit.
-o|--overwrite
pass '-o' (overwrite) option to the pkgmk
-p|--proto-only
only generate prototype, no packaging.
-V|--version
Output version information and exit.
-w|--work-dir=<dir>
specify working directory. Default - $(./tmp).
 

FILES

$(WORKDIR)/$package
working directory
$(WORKDIR)/$package/prototype
"main" prototype file
$(WORKDIR)/$package/prototype.info
prototype file with info files
$(WORKDIR)/$package/prototype.fdb
prototype file with file list (from db)
$(WORKDIR)/$package/prototype.fil
prototype file with (possible modified) file list
$(WORKDIR)/$package/pkginfo
pkginfo file
$(WORKDIR)/$package/setinfo
setinfo file
/var/spool/pkg
default pkgmk's output device
 

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

VISUAL
used to specify an editor for pkginfo file. if not set EDITOR variable examined.
EDITOR
used to specify an editor for pkginfo file. if not set vi used.
 

AUTHORS

Valery Reznic <valery_reznic@users.sourceforge.net>
See <URL:http://pkgrebuild.sourceforge.net/>.
 

NOTES

pkgrebuild know nothing about packages part, so it put everything in part 1.
 

COPYRIGHT

pkgrebuild is copyright() 2003 by Valery Reznic.
this program is distributed under GNU General Public License
It is provided "as is", without any express or implied warranties. See the file COPYING for details.  

SEE ALSO

pkgmk(1), pkgtrans(1), pkgchk(1M), pkginfo(4), setinfo(4),


 

Index

NAME
SYNTAX
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
FILES
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
AUTHORS
NOTES
COPYRIGHT
SEE ALSO

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