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gst-package - create and install GNU Smalltalk .star package files



gst-package [OPTION]... ARGS...

Operation modes:

make or install STAR packages (default)
remove the packages mentioned in the FILES
copy files instead of creating STAR files.
create or
just output the list of files in the package
just output the list of packages in the files
download package from or from its specified URL
display this message and exit
print version information and exit

Common suboptions:

print commands without running them
look for non-built files in directory DIR
for --dist, place files in directory DIR
prefix the destination directory with DIR
install the files in DIR (unused for --dist)
load into the specified image
use the specified kernel directory
print extra information while processing

--install suboptions:

run unit tests after merging
also load the Smalltalk files in the image

--list-files suboptions:

only list files that are filed in when loading
with --load, also include unit test files
Omit path to srcdir for files that are there

--dist suboptions:

Process all files, not just non-built ones
Do not create symbolic links

All operation modes except --download (or its synonym --update) accept paths to package.xml files or .star files, including remote URLs. --download and --update accept names of packages, which will be searched in the current system or on or URLs to package.xml or .star files.

Except in uninstall and list files mode, gst-package requires write access to the GNU Smalltalk image directory, and merges the XML package files on the command line with that file.

The default target directory is /build/gnu-smalltalk-YncAmE/gnu-smalltalk-3.2.5


The full documentation for gst-package is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gst-package programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info gst

should give you access to the complete manual.

January 2020 gst-package version 3.2.5