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The scripts are short and easy to understand. The most important functions and workflows are described here.

Plop Linux Release Tools

Download the ploplinux-src-24.2.tar.gz archive.


desktop/arm-boot/        <- Boot files for ARM
desktop/hd-images/       <- Create the hard disk images
desktop/release/         <- Create the compressed files for the desktop version


Directories and scripts

arm/                   <- ARM Plop Linux files
arm-diff/              <- Different files for ARM
etc/                   <- Default etc files
root/                  <- Default root user directory
var/                   <- Default var files
00_all.sh              <- Run all x86 scripts
00_arm-all.sh          <- Run all ARM scripts
10_arm-copy-files      <- Use arm/ directory
10_copy-files-all      <- Use / directory
20_prepare             <- Plop Linux Desktop default modifications
30_arm-compress        <- Create tar.gz for ARM
30_compress            <- Create tar.gz for x86

arm/: Copy the ARM Plop Linux Files to this directory.

arm-diff/: This is the place for ARM files that differe from the x86 version.

etc/: Default files like password files that can differ from your working Linux.

root/: Default root user directory.

var/: var files that differ from your working Linux.

00_all.sh: This script runs the scripts for a x86 release 10-copy-files-all, 20-prepare, 30-compress.

00_arm-all.sh: This script runs the scripts for the ARM release 10-arm-copy-files, 20-prepare, 30-arm-compress.

10_arm-copy-files: This script copies the ARM files from arm/ to ploplinux-desktop/ for further processing.

10_copy-files-all: This script copies the files from / to the ploplinux-desktop/ for further processing.

20_prepare: Prepare ploplinux-desktop/ for release

30_arm-compress: Rename ploplinux-desktop/ to the ARM release directory and compress to tar.gz.

30_compress: Rename ploplinux-desktop/ to the x86 release directory depending on the current arch version and compress to tar.gz.

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