Cygport per-package PKG_EXCLUDE?

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Aug 3 19:26:00 GMT 2013

On Aug  3 20:15, David Stacey wrote:
> On 03/08/13 19:03, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >So I was wondering, if cygport couldn't implement some sort of per-package
> >PKG_EXCLUDE technique, analogue to the %exclude directive in rpm spec
> >files.  For instance, consider a directory with lots of files, of which
> >only 2 or so shall be packaged separately.
> cygport already has the --exclude option that you can use when
> specifying package contents. For example, in poco.cygport I have
> this:
>     poco_CONTENTS="--exclude=html usr/bin/*.exe usr/share"
>     libpoco_doc_CONTENTS="usr/share/doc/poco/html"
> This means that the 'html' directory is excluded from the 'poco'
> package, and placed in 'libpoco-doc' instead.
> Is this what you were after, or do you need something a little cleverer?

Oh, wow, I didn't know this trick and I don't see this in the cygport
manual.  Is that a tar --exclude?  That should be sufficient, I just
have to play around with it a bit...


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