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XBPS-CREATE(1) General Commands Manual XBPS-CREATE(1)

xbps-create
XBPS utility to create binary packages

xbps-create [OPTIONS] destdir

The xbps-create utility creates XBPS binary packages from files stored in a directory. The files must have correct permissions and location within this directory. The behaviour of resulting package is changed by using multiple values in the options.

--architecture string
The target architecture for this package (required). Use noarch if package doesn't contain any arch-dependent file.
--built-with string
The package builder string, free form.
--conflicts list
A list of package patterns that this package should conflict with, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'foo>=1.0 blah<1.0'.
--dependencies list
A list of package patterns this package depends on, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'foo>=1.0 blah-1.0_1'.
--config-files list
A list of configuration files this package provides, separated by whitespace.
---source-revisions string
This sets a string with the git revisions of the sourcepkg that was used to build this binary package. It is set automatically by xbps-src.
--homepage string
The package homepage string.
--help
Show the help message.
--license string
The package license.
--mutable-files list
A list of mutable files this package provides, separated by whitespaces.
--maintainer string
The package maintainer name and/or email contact.
--pkgver string
The package name/version tuple, e.g: 'foo-1.0_1'.
--provides list
A list of virtual packages this package provides, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'virtualpkg-9999 virtualpkg2-1.0_1'.
--preserve
If set the package files will be preserved after being updated.
--quiet
Enable quiet operation.
--replaces list
A list of package patterns this package replaces, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'foo>=1.0 blah>=2.0'.
--reverts list
A list of versions this package reverts, separated by whitespaces. Example: '2.0_1 2.1_1'.
--long-desc string
A long description for this package.
--desc string
A short description for this package, one line with less than 80 characters.
--tags list
A list of tags (categories) this package should be part of, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'development nonfree'.
--version
Show the version information.
string
A string containing the build options used in package.
none | gzip | bzip2 | xz | lz4 | zstd
Set the binary package compression format. If unset, defaults to zstd.
list
A list of provided shared libraries, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'libfoo.so.2 libblah.so.1'.
list
A list of required shared libraries, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'libz.so.1 libfoo.so.2'.
list
A list of alternatives provided by this package, separated by whitespaces. Example: 'group:symlink:target group2:symlink:target'. If symlink is a relative path, the symlink will be created relative to target.
--changelog string
The package changelog string.

xbps-checkvers(1), xbps-dgraph(1), xbps-digest(1), xbps-fbulk(1), xbps-fetch(1), xbps-install(1), xbps-pkgdb(1), xbps-query(1), xbps-reconfigure(1), xbps-remove(1), xbps-rindex(1), xbps-uchroot(1), xbps-uunshare(1), xbps.d(5)

Juan Romero Pardines <xtraeme@gmail.com>

Probably, but I try to make this not happen. Use it under your own responsibility and enjoy your life.

Report bugs at https://github.com/void-linux/xbps/issues

February 21, 2020