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Old 02-27-2010, 06:15 PM   #1
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Arch equivalent for "Slacker" makepkg or src2pkg


Hi

How do I make a package from something that I have compiled, yet is is not in AUR...?

Sort of ./configure --prefix=~/build/usr/local, make, make install, how do I grab the contents of build to turn them into an installable Arch package, like I do with Slackware makepkg or src2pkg/trackinstall...?

BRGDS

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Old 02-27-2010, 09:00 PM   #2
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Check out the wiki for how to create a PKGBUILD. Basically the configure and all the install commands should go into the build() function. ;-)
 
Old 02-27-2010, 09:40 PM   #3
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Yup, everything you need is in the Wiki. Arch PKGBUILDs are not dissimilar to slackbuilds or ebuilds. (I personally think they are more straightforward than slackbuilds, though.)

http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PKGBUILD
http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/...ging_Standards
http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Makepkg
 
  


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