Creating CRUX Ports

Emmanuel Benisty benisty.e at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 01:59:59 UTC 2012


Hi,

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 4:59 AM, B Johnson <ozar at fastmail.net> wrote:
> Do any of you know if there are any howto articles, or some kind of
> primer available that would give someone with no programming experience
> the knowledge they would need to create a few (hopefully simple) ports
> for CRUX?  It may be that ports creation is totally out of the question
> for someone in this position, and if that's the case I do understand.
>
> Note that I've looked at the various articles in the wiki, and have
> looked through the build files in quite a number of different CRUX ports
> created by others.  I've also compared CRUX port files with build files
> from a few other distributions, but I'm still unable to figure it out.
> Oh, and I found a script that supposedly builds simple CRUX ports, but I
> fear that using it might produce packages that will mess up my system.
>
> Any tips or pointers from those of you with experience building CRUX
> ports would certainly be most helpful and appreciated.

You haven't mentioned the handbook, did you read
http://crux.nu/Main/Handbook2-8#ntoc21 ?

If you're still having problems, I'd suggest you ask for a review of
your Pkgfile so others can point you in the right direction; IRC could
be a good place for that.

-- Emmanuel



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