What does Makepkg mean?

What does Makepkg mean?

What does Makepkg mean?

makepkg is a script to automate the building of packages. The requirements for using the script are a build-capable Unix platform and a PKGBUILD. makepkg is provided by the pacman package.

What is Pkgdir?

pkgdir. This points to the directory where makepkg bundles the installed package, which becomes the root directory of your built package. They contain absolute paths, which means you do not have to worry about your working directory if you use these variables properly.

How do you make aur?

Notes on creating packages for the Arch User Repository (AUR)

  1. Creating a repository.
  2. Step 0: Setup AUR user account + ssh.
  3. Step 1: Clone the AUR repo.
  4. Step 1.5: Avoid messing up your git stuff.
  5. Step 2: Write a PKGBUILD.
  6. Step 2.5: Prepare for release.
  7. Step 3: Publish.
  8. Step 3.5: Updating a package.

How do you make a pkg?

Building a PKG

  1. Open Composer and authenticate locally.
  2. Select the package source you want to build as a PKG from the Sources list in the sidebar.
  3. In the toolbar, click Build as PKG .
  4. Select a location to save the package and click Save.

What is AUR package?

The Arch User Repository (AUR) is a community-driven repository for Arch users. It contains package descriptions (PKGBUILDs) that allow you to compile a package from source with makepkg and then install it via pacman.

How install after Makepkg?

You just copy and paste the contents into a file called PKGBUILD , all upper case. Or just download it. Then you switch the directory where you downloaded and run makepkg -si to install it.

Is the AUR safe?

AUR. As far as I understand, it is a community-based repository and anyone can upload their packages there. It means that anybody can write a package and put it on AUR and that package can have malicious code in it.

What is a flat PKG file?

OSX flat packages are single installer files with . pkg file extensions. They appear to have originated with OSX 10.5. You can’t install these files on OSX < 10.5.

Is makepkg run as root or non-root?

Everything is run as root. Only after the machine is finally booted, will the end user add a normal non-root user. The base image contains some AUR packages. As it stands, I have to create a temporary user, su to run makepkg, and when install script it completed, delete the temporary user. I don’t like doing that.

What does makepkg localize do?

MakePkg.exe will scan for certain files in your package and will move them to a special registration chunk. Among these files are MicrosoftGame.config, any images referenced within MicrosoftGame.config, and Resources.pri, if present. Use makepkg localize to generate the Resources.pri file.

What are the requirements for using the makepkg script?

The requirements for using the script are a build-capable Unix platform and a PKGBUILD . makepkg is provided by the pacman package. See makepkg.conf (5) for details on configuration options for makepkg .

How do I create a signed package using makepkg?

To automatically produce signed packages, also set the GPGKEY variable in makepkg.conf . By default, makepkg creates the package tarballs in the working directory and downloads source data directly to the src/ directory. Custom paths can be configured, for example to keep all built packages in ~/build/packages/ and all sources in ~/build/sources/ .