This is the mail archive of the cygwin mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: Problem making a package

Using tar -cjf and editing the setup.ini file solved my problem.
For some reason 7zip doesn't compact .tar.bz2 properly.


On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 10:17 PM, Christopher Faylor
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 07:52:53PM -0300, Douglas Gemignani wrote:
>>I made a distribuction package that will include some binaries,
>>headers, libraries and linker files. I would like them to be at
>>/usr/local/ so I won't have to configure the PATH for my binaries, but
>>I can't make setup.exe to install my package.
>>I packed everything under folders, then run tar and .bgz, I got my
>>package-1.0.0-1.tar.bgz, I did the setup.hint file, and the setup.exe
>>identify my package, but it won't install it.
>>Is there any trick that I forgot?
>>I tried to use that tool cygport, but it doesn't work as well, it has
>>so many depencies, and fails at some checks.
>>I followed almost everything at
>>I hope I can find some help here! I'm using 7zip to compress.
> setup.exe doesn't read setup.hint files and setup.exe doesn't read
> 7zip files.
> It isn't clear why you need setup.exe to do your installation.  Why
> not just run tar?  If you really do need to use setup.exe then you
> will need to create an entry in a setup.ini file.  That has a slightly
> different format from setup.hint although if you look at an existing
> setup.ini file you should be able to see what is needed.
> cgf
> --
> Unsubscribe info:
> Problem reports:
> Documentation:
> FAQ:         

Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]