Easy Package Management with fpm

by Manoj 2012-06-15 18:10:23

If you are Package Maintainer or wanna create some packages easily for personal use,Well

here is the best package Build tool
What is fpm?

It helps you build packages quickly (Packages like RPM and DEB formats).
Things that are in the works or should work

Sources:

gem (even autodownloaded for you)
python modules (autodownload for you)
pear (also downloads for you)
directories
rpm
deb
node packages (npm)

Targets:


deb
rpm
solaris
tar
directories

1. Get the app

You can Download it from git-hub here is the link https://github.com/jordansissel/fpm

2. Install fpm
2a. Install Dependencies

you need the following packages to be installed before using fpm

Ruby

Ruby-devel

Rubygems

To install them on Fedora/Cent os/RHEL
yum install ruby ruby-devel rubygems

To install Them on Ubuntu/Debian/Linux mint
sudo apt-get install ruby ruby-devel rubygems
2b. Install fpm
1. unzip /PATH.zip
2. cd /PATH
3. gem install fpm
3. Run fpm

to run fpm just type following on terminal
fpm -s -t [options]

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