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Re: How can I try a newly build package locally?
- From: Achim Gratz <Stromeko at NexGo dot DE>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 07:57:45 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: How can I try a newly build package locally?
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thoni56 <thomas <at> junovagen.se> writes:
> We use CMake so there is a packager available, and it's easy to create a
> .bz2 package.
Cygwin packages have moved to .tar.xz for quite a while. Also, please build
and package with cygport.
> Once I've created the package, how can I try it locally? In Linux this can
> easily be done with dpkg, but is there a way to use the Cygwin package
> installer so that it picks up a local package?
You can point setup.exe at a local directory, but it'd be preferrable if you
created a local package repository with genini (you can then use it as an
additional repo during install).
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