Create a package which can be used with `pacman` - makepkg

Create a package which can be used with pacman. Uses the PKGBUILD file in the current working directory by default. More information: makepkg(8) — Arch manual pages.

  • Make a package:

makepkg

  • Make a package and install its dependencies:

makepkg --syncdeps

  • Make a package, install its dependencies then install it to the system:

makepkg --syncdeps --install

  • Make a package, but skip checking the source’s hashes:

makepkg --skipchecksums

  • Clean up work directories after a successful build:

makepkg --clean

  • Verify the hashes of the sources:

makepkg --verifysource

  • Generate and save the source information into .SRCINFO:

makepkg --printsrcinfo > .SRCINFO