rapid — content download tool for spring


rapid [options] <action> [<argument>]

rapid-spring [options] <action> [<argument>]


Rapid manages downloads of content for the spring RTS engine.


action in the command line is one of:
upgrade: Install the latest package for all pinned tags.
clean-upgrade: Equivalent to 'upgrade' followed by 'uninstall-unpinned'.
pin: Pins a tag and installs the latest package for that tag.
unpin: Unpins a tag. Does not uninstall any packages.
install: Install a package. Does not pin any tags.
uninstall: Uninstall a package. Unpin its tag if any.
list-tags: List all tags that contain <argument>.
list-pinned-tags: Idem, but only pinned tags.
list-packages: List all packages whose name contains <argument>.
list-installed-packages: Idem, but only installed packages.
uninstall-unpinned: Keep only the pinned tags and all dependencies.
collect-pool: Remove pool files not needed by any installed package.
make-sdd: Extract pool files into a .sdd archive.
these are the possible options:
-h, --help show this help message and exit
--datadir=DATADIR Override the default data directory. (~/.spring on Linux or the one reported by unitsync on Windows)
--unitsync Use unitsync to locate the data directory Spring uses.
--no-unitsync Do not use unitsync.


rapid pin xta:latest # installs latest XTA

rapid pin s44:latest # installs latest Spring: 1944

rapid upgrade # upgrade all pinned tags


Tobi Vollebregt <tobivollebregt@gmail.com>

This manual page was written by Jan Dittberner <jandd@debian.org>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).