gst-package (1) - Linux Manuals

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


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 or
--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 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 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


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.