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commit 714472bbfbcc98d91cd52a7ebc7ca205a0601666
parent 7b061f1009b6ce1177e5d5cf694c507009bb5761
Author: z3bra <willyatmailoodotorg>
Date:   Wed Jun 22 07:14:54 +0200

Explain pack naming convention better

pack.5 | 28+++++++++++++++++++++-------
1 file changed, 21 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
diff --git a/pack.5 b/pack.5 @@ -12,18 +12,30 @@ to install softwares under a directory. .Ss FILENAME The pack name is used to extract informations about it content, and should follow a strict naming scheme: -.Pa <name>#<version>.tar.bz2 +.Pa <name>#<version>.tar.<ext> . +.Pp +The regex used to match pack names is as follows (case sensitive): +.Bd -literal -offset indent +([-_a-z0-9]*)#([-.a-zA-Z0-9]*).tar.(gz|bz2|xz) +.Ed +.Pp +name used for packs should remain the original software name, unless it +doesn't match the regex above. In this case, the name should be changed to +fit the convention used. +.Pp +Libraries pack names MUST be named "lib<name>". For example, the pack for +"zlib" would be named "libz#<version>.tar.<ext>". .Ss ARCHIVE FORMAT -A pack is a -.Em bzip2 -compressed +A pack is a compressed .Em tar file containing all the files and sub directories meant to be extracted under the .Ev $ROOT directory (See .Xr pm 1 ) . +Supported compression algorithms are +.Em gzip , bzip2 , xz . For example: -.Bd -literal -width Ds -offset indent +.Bd -literal -offset indent bin/ bin/pm share/ @@ -39,7 +51,7 @@ In order to create a pack suitable for use with you can use external tools to first install your pack into a specific directory, change to this directory and archive its content. The typical workflow to create packs would be the following: -.Bd -literal -width Ds -offset indent +.Bd -literal -offset indent make make DESTDIR=/tmp/rootfs install cd /tmp/rootfs @@ -47,12 +59,14 @@ tar -c $(ls) | bzip2 > /tmp/pm#0.0.tar.bz2 .Ed .Pp You can check the content of this pack with: -.Bd -literal -width Ds -offset indent +.Bd -literal -offset indent bzip2 -cd < /tmp/pm#0.0.tar.bz2 | tar -t .Ed .Sh SEE ALSO .Xr pm 1 , .Xr tar 1 , +.Xr gzip 1 , .Xr bzip2 1 , +.Xr xz 1 , .Sh AUTHORS .An Willy Goiffon Aq Mt