Manual installation of cygport packages

Andrew Schulman
Wed Mar 15 16:43:00 GMT 2017

> On 3/15/2017 6:37 AM, Rui Pedro Caldeira wrote:
> > Hello all, I'm new to this and I successfully build a package with
> > cygport. My problem is that, I would like to install it in order to
> > test if the package was successfully built. Is there anyway to do
> > that?

I usually take the simpler approach of just unpacking the package archive
into the root filesystem:

tar -C/ -Jxf $package-$version.tar.xz

This doesn't run pre-remove or post-install scripts, but it puts the files
in place so you can test them.

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