building haxelib from source

If you installed haxe with the official precompiled releases there is no need to install haxelib from source since it's already part of the installation.

Requirements


- installed Haxe and neko from sources according to this manual
- environment variable $HAXE_HOME is defined
- you work on linux, mac os x, or - if on windows - with cygwin

Installation


You can use the following shell script for the complete build and install process.

1. copy the contents into a shell script, like "install_haxelib.sh"
2. make it executable: sudo chmod 0755 install_haxelib.sh
3. run it:

./install_haxelib.sh

installation script:


#!/bin/sh
# install_haxelib.sh

# clean previous 
sudo rm -f /usr/lib/haxelib
sudo rm -rf /usr/lib/haxe/lib

# build haxelib
haxe /usr/lib/haxe/std/tools/haxelib/haxelib.hxml

# install it
sudo cp ./haxelib /usr/lib/haxe/

Now you're ready to use haxelib: Using haxelib

version #13941, modified 2012-05-10 00:11:45 by foobar