Programming language: Go
License: Apache License 2.0
Tags: Package Management    
Latest version: v0.10.0

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gup - Update binaries installed by "go install"


gup command update binaries installed by "go install" to the latest version. gup updates all binaries in parallel, so very fast. It also provides subcommands for manipulating binaries under \$GOPATH/bin (\$GOBIN). It is a cross-platform software that runs on Windows, Mac and Linux.

If you are using oh-my-zsh, then gup has an alias set up. The alias is gup - git pull --rebase. Therefore, please make sure that the oh-my-zsh alias is disabled (e.g. $ \gup update).


How to install

Use "go install"

If you does not have the golang development environment installed on your system, please install golang from the golang official website.

$ go install github.com/nao1215/gup@latest

Install from Package or Binary

The release page contains packages in .deb, .rpm, and .apk formats. gup command uses the go command internally, so the golang installation is required.

How to use

Update all binaries

If you update all binaries, you just run $ gup update.

$ gup update
gup:INFO : update binary under $GOPATH/bin or $GOBIN
gup:INFO : [ 1/30] github.com/cheat/cheat/cmd/cheat (Already up-to-date: v0.0.0-20211009161301-12ffa4cb5c87)
gup:INFO : [ 2/30] fyne.io/fyne/v2/cmd/fyne_demo (Already up-to-date: v2.1.3)
gup:INFO : [ 3/30] github.com/nao1215/gal/cmd/gal (v1.0.0 to v1.2.0)
gup:INFO : [ 4/30] github.com/matsuyoshi30/germanium/cmd/germanium (Already up-to-date: v1.2.2)
gup:INFO : [ 5/30] github.com/onsi/ginkgo/ginkgo (Already up-to-date: v1.16.5)
gup:INFO : [ 6/30] github.com/git-chglog/git-chglog/cmd/git-chglog (Already up-to-date: v0.15.1)

Update the specified binary

If you want to update only the specified binaries, you specify multiple command names separated by space.

$ gup update subaru gup ubume
gup:INFO : update binary under $GOPATH/bin or $GOBIN
gup:INFO : [1/3] github.com/nao1215/gup (v0.7.0 to v0.7.1)
gup:INFO : [2/3] github.com/nao1215/subaru (Already up-to-date: v1.0.2)
gup:INFO : [3/3] github.com/nao1215/ubume/cmd/ubume (Already up-to-date: v1.4.1)

List up command name with package path and version under $GOPATH/bin

list subcommand print command information under $GOPATH/bin or $GOBIN. The output information is the command name, package path, and command version. [sample](doc/img/list.png)

Remove the specified binary

If you want to remove a command under $GOPATH/bin or $GOBIN, use the remove subcommand. The remove subcommand asks if you want to remove it before removing it.

$ gup remove subaru gal ubume
gup:CHECK: remove /home/nao/.go/bin/subaru? [Y/n] Y
gup:INFO : removed /home/nao/.go/bin/subaru
gup:CHECK: remove /home/nao/.go/bin/gal? [Y/n] n
gup:INFO : cancel removal /home/nao/.go/bin/gal
gup:CHECK: remove /home/nao/.go/bin/ubume? [Y/n] Y
gup:INFO : removed /home/nao/.go/bin/ubume

If you want to force the removal, use the --force option.

$ gup remove --force gal
gup:INFO : removed /home/nao/.go/bin/gal

Check if the binary is the latest version

If you want to know if the binary is the latest version, use the check subcommand. check subcommand checks if the binary is the latest version and displays the name of the binary that needs to be updated.

$ gup check
gup:INFO : check binary under $GOPATH/bin or $GOBIN
gup:INFO : [ 1/33] github.com/cheat/cheat (Already up-to-date: v0.0.0-20211009161301-12ffa4cb5c87)
gup:INFO : [ 2/33] fyne.io/fyne/v2 (current: v2.1.3, latest: v2.1.4)
gup:INFO : [33/33] github.com/nao1215/ubume (Already up-to-date: v1.5.0)

gup:INFO : If you want to update binaries, the following command.
           $ gup update fyne_demo gup mimixbox 

Like other subcommands, you can only check the specified binaries.

$ gup check lazygit mimixbox
gup:INFO : check binary under $GOPATH/bin or $GOBIN
gup:INFO : [1/2] github.com/jesseduffield/lazygit (Already up-to-date: v0.32.2)
gup:INFO : [2/2] github.com/nao1215/mimixbox (current: v0.32.1, latest: v0.33.2)

gup:INFO : If you want to update binaries, the following command.
           $ gup update mimixbox 

Export/Import subcommand

You use the export/import subcommand if you want to install the same golang binaries across multiple systems. By default, export-subcommand exports the file to $HOME/.config/gup/gup.conf. After you have placed gup.conf in the same path hierarchy on another system, you execute import-subcommand. gup start the installation according to the contents of gup.conf.

※ Environments A (e.g. ubuntu)
$ gup export
gup:INFO: Export /home/nao/.config/gup/gup.conf

※ Environments B (e.g. debian)
$ ls /home/nao/.config/gup/gup.conf
$ gup import

Alternatively, export subcommand print package information (it's same as gup.conf) that you want to export at STDOUT if you use --output option. import subcommand can also specify the gup.conf file path if you use --input option.

※ Environments A (e.g. ubuntu)
$ gup export --output > gup.conf

※ Environments B (e.g. debian)
$ gup import --input=gup.conf

Generate shell completion file (for bash, zsh, fish)

completion subcommand generates shell completion files for bash, zsh, and fish. If the shell completion file does not exist in the system, the generation process will begin. To activate the completion feature, restart the shell.

$ gup completion
gup:INFO : create bash-completion file: /home/nao/.bash_completion
gup:INFO : create fish-completion file: /home/nao/.config/fish/completions/gup.fish
gup:INFO : create zsh-completion file: /home/nao/.zsh/completion/_gup

Desktop notification

If you use gup with --notify option, gup command notify you on your desktop whether the update was successful or unsuccessful after the update was finished.

$ gup update --notify

[success](./doc/img/notify_success.png) [warning](./doc/img/notify_warning.png)


First off, thanks for taking the time to contribute! ❤️ See [CONTRIBUTING.md](./CONTRIBUTING.md) for more information. Contributions are not only related to development. For example, GitHub Star motivates me to develop! Star History Chart


If you would like to send comments such as "find a bug" or "request for additional features" to the developer, please use one of the following contacts.


The gup project is licensed under the terms of [the Apache License 2.0](./LICENSE).

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the gup README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.