Re: Manual installation of cygport packages
- Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:42:55 -0400
- From: Andrew Schulman <schulman.andrew@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Manual installation of cygport packages
> On 3/15/2017 6:37 AM, Rui Pedro Caldeira wrote:
> > Hello all, I'm new to this and I successfully build a package with
> > cygport. My problem is that, I would like to install it in order to
> > test if the package was successfully built. Is there anyway to do
> > that?
I usually take the simpler approach of just unpacking the package archive
into the root filesystem:
tar -C/ -Jxf $package-$version.tar.xz
This doesn't run pre-remove or post-install scripts, but it puts the files
in place so you can test them.
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