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Google Cloud Platform (GCP) has a command line tool to do admin stuf, Gcloud. GCP is the third largest cloud provider in the world and the tool is required to do a large number of things (including one I was just trying to do and had to switch computers because of). For what it's worth, when I tried to install it on my own from the tarball the installer didn't do the symlink right. Let me know if you need any other info, thanks!

Source is here: https://cloud.google.com/sdk/downloads

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DataDrake triaged this task as Low priority.Jul 22 2018, 12:48 PM
DataDrake moved this task from Backlog to Accepted For Inclusion on the Package Requests board.
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Releases here: https://cloud.google.com/sdk/docs/downloads-versioned-archives

This is Apache-2.0 so I'll allow it, though to be specific I am renaming this task since it is actually for the Cloud SDK

DataDrake renamed this task from Gcloud Package Request to Google Cloud SDK.Jul 22 2018, 12:48 PM
acehko added a subscriber: acehko.Aug 4 2018, 4:17 PM
JoshStrobl closed this task as Wontfix.Aug 16 2018, 8:14 PM
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It's been a month since this has been accepted and marked for needs maintainer. Given nobody has stepped up to provide an accepted patch, marking as wontfix. Feel free to re-open when a patch has been submitted via the appropriate process.

chax added a subscriber: chax.Apr 17 2020, 3:07 AM

If this is still up for grabs I would like to maintain it.
I already have a working package but i'm still testing it.
Unfortunate fact is there is no source code (it is not open source) and Google is only distributing pre-built static binaries.

Until packaging this i was using that pre-built tarball for few years extracting it in /usr/local and setting all the environment variables manually for my session.
For end users it is much nicer to have it in repo and have it updating with rest of the packages than needing to install it manually (like i did until now) and update it regularly manually also.