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pkgbuild (1)

Name

pkgbuild - Package Build Engine

Synopsis

pkgbuild  [--help]  [--version]  [--interactive]  [-v]  [-vv] [-bstage]
[--short-circuit]  [--define  "name  value"]  [--with-option]  [--with-
out-option] [--rebuild] [--pkgformat fmt] spec...

Description

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NAME
       pkgbuild - Package Build Engine


SYNOPSIS
       pkgbuild  [--help]  [--version]  [--interactive]  [-v]  [-vv] [-bstage]
       [--short-circuit]  [--define  "name  value"]  [--with-option]  [--with-
       out-option] [--rebuild] [--pkgformat fmt] spec...


DESCRIPTION
       pkgbuild  is  a  build  engine  that uses build recipes similar to rpm-
       build's spec file to build software components and create SVr4  or  IPS
       binary packages.


OPTIONS
   Miscellaneous Options
       --help displays a short help text

       --version
              prints the version of pkgbuild

       -v     verbose mode

       -vv    very verbose mode

   Build Options
       --interactive
              starts  a  subshell  if a build fails allowing the user to alter
              the state of the build tree and then abort or continue the build

       -bstage
              build a component, exit after stage stage where stage is one of:


                p      source tree setup (%prep only)

                c      compile (%prep and %build)

                i      install (%prep, %build and %install)

                b      binary package (%prep, %build, %install and package)

                s      source package (%prep, %build, %install and package)

                a      binary and source package  (%prep, %build, %install and
                       package)

       --short-circuit
              start  the  build  straight from the stage specified with the -b
              option, bypassing the stages leading  up  to  it.   For  example
              --short-circuit  -bi will run the %install section only, bypass-
              ing %prep and %build and exiting after %install.

       --rebuild
              rebuild a source package

       --pkgformat fmt
              create the binary and source packages using the fmt package for-
              mat, where fmt is one of:

                filesystem, fs
                       SVr4 filesystem format

                datastream, ds
                       SVr4 datastream format

                ips    Image Packaging System package

   Build Features
       --define "name value"
              defines a macro called name and assigns value as the macro value
              before reading the spec file(s).

       --with-option
              same as
              --define "_with_option --with-option"

       --without-option
              same as
              --define "_without_option --without-option"



EXAMPLES
       Example 1: set up the source tree for foo.spec:

       pkgbuild -bp foo.spec

       Example 2: build bar.spec with debug options:

       pkgbuild --with-debug -ba bar.spec



ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       The following environment variables affect the execution of pkgbuild:


       PKGBUILD_IPS_SERVER
              the server to post IPS binary packages to, defaults to the local
              repository

       PKGBUILD_SRC_IPS_SERVER
              the  server  to  post  IPS  source packages to, defaults to PKG-
              BUILD_IPS_SERVER



EXIT STATUS
       The following exit values are returned:


       1      ERROR

       2      ERROR sending package to IPS server

       3      ERROR closing transaction with IPS server

       0      OK


FILES
       /usr/bin/pkgbuild
              executable for pkgbuild

       ~/.pkgbuildmacros
              user defined macros. The format of this file  is  on  definition
              per line in the following format:
              %macro_name value


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +--------------------+------------------+
       |  ATTRIBUTE TYPE    | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +--------------------+------------------+
       |Availability        | package/pkgbuild |
       +--------------------+------------------+
       |Interface Stability | Volatile         |
       +--------------------+------------------+


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE  |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Availability   | package/pkgbuild |
       +---------------+------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted      |
       +---------------+------------------+
SEE ALSO
       Spec file description in /usr/share/doc/pkgbuild/spec-files.txt

       attributes(7), pkgtool(1), spectool(1), pkg(7), pkgmk(1)


NOTES
       Written by Laszlo (Laca) Peter, Oracle Corporation, 2010



       This     software     was    built    from    source    available    at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.   The  original   community
       source  was  downloaded  from   http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/pkg-
       build/pkgbuild-1.3.105.tar.bz2

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://pkgbuild.sourceforge.net/.



                                 May 17, 2010                      PKGBUILD(1)