README for Adélie Linux Build Software
|Authors:||A. Wilcox, Distro Lead
Adélie Linux Developers and Users, contributions
|Copyright:||© 2019 Adélie Linux Team. Mix of MIT and GPL 2 open source licences.|
This repository contains the software used to build the Adélie Linux package set. It is used by Adélie Linux for package building to create the repository used by Adélie's APK package manager.
Most of the code in this repository is licensed GPL-2.0-only. The
abuild-fetch applet is licensed under the MIT license.
Any changes to this repository - additions, removal, or version bumps - must be reviewed before being pushed to the master branch. There are no exceptions to this rule. For security-sensitive updates, contact the Security Team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This section contains a high-level view of the contents of this repository.
abuild-fetch: Download package sources
abuild-fetch applet is used to download package sources from the
abuild-tar: Archive manipulation
abuild-tar applet is used to manipulate
tar files into
files. More on the APK file format is discussed on our wiki.
abuild: Package building
abuild script is the script responsible for building packages.
newapkbuild: Package recipe creation
newapkbuild script is used to create new package recipes, called
APKBUILD files. More information can be found in the Handbook or the
man page installed with the
abuild-doc package (
man 5 APKBUILD).