a little toy for you all to play with.
shauno at goanna.net.au
Thu Nov 1 04:54:25 EST 2001
Yes, I do realize that slackware has a package utility but,
as you can appreciate, when you make packages, using that tool only, it
does not include the directories.
That's why the track utility.
On Wed, 31 Oct
2001, Ryan Mann wrote:
> Do you realize that Slackware comes with a script called "makepkg" to make
> slackware packages?
> On Tue, 30 Oct 2001, Shaun Oliver wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > I've found a little toy that's help me to be able to create packages for
> > slackware.
> > I don't know if you'll find this useful or not bit I've decided to share
> > it with you all as I've found it invalueable.
> > all u need to do is the following.
> > gunzip the file track.gz
> > make it executable by doing chmod 755 track.
> > make sure you're root when doing this.
> > move it to whereever you're executable path is.
> > then run track init.
> > then track pre
> > install the app u want to turn into a package.
> > then run track post
> > then track diff
> > after that, run track display
> > this will allow u to see where your app has been installed to.
> > then as root, make a build directory.
> > and then make the appropriate directories relating to that app inthe build
> > directory.
> > then for slack users run the makepkg utility and follow the prompts.
> > I hope this helps some.
> > Shaun..
> > Man is the best computer we can put aboard a spacecraft ... and the
> > only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.
> > -- Wernher von Braun.
> > email: shauno at goanna.net.au
> > icq:76958435
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