What is the recommended way to download and extract some binaries and build a simple Julia wrapper package around it? I read the excellent blog post on the artifact system, but it is still unclear how to proceed. In particular:
- Should I touch binary builder at all? I do not really want to build something, just download and extract.
- Where should the “build script” live? Just in the main package, or should there be a jll package?
I would like to be able to load and maybe save .dhall files from Julia. Implementing
.dhall in Julia is too much work, so I would like to call existing tools, that translate .dhall to JSON under the hood.
So what needs to be done is to download and extract these tools.