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Re: How can I try a newly build package locally?
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: thoni56 <thomas at junovagen dot se>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2016 02:12:37 +0300
- Subject: Re: How can I try a newly build package locally?
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> I'm a maintainer of a program that I'd might like to propose for inclusion in
> the Cygwin distribution.
> We use CMake so there is a packager available, and it's easy to create a
> .bz2 package.
> 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?
> I've read [the package contribution documentation] and related pages but
> can't find an answer.
Just setup local repository (either HTTP or plain directory) and try
installing your pkg.
The directory layout is rather simple and easy to reproduce.
With best regards,
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 02:11:05
Sorry for my terrible english...
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