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Re: Manual installation of cygport packages




Hello all and thanks for you fast responses :)

@Andrew: Is there a way to run the scripts manually?

BR,

Rui

On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 4:42 PM, Andrew Schulman
<schulman.andrew@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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?
>>
>> https://cygwin.com/package-server.html
>
> 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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