Re: (Re)build a Debian package
SOETE Joël wrote:
> Dear all,
> I run Debian 2.1r4 on a PC with an amd486 120 MHz and 16Mb of ram.
> I also recompile last release of Ckermit. To manage installed software, I
> would like make a package with this soft.
> I found also package sources (.dsc, orig.tar.gz and diff.gz files) of a
> previous release (It is always easiest to learn new material with a good
> example) and put it in "/mydir".
> In this directory I do: dpkg-source ckermit....dsc and work fine by creating
> the directory "/mydir/ckermit-193".
> In this last directory I try to launch dpkg --build ... which failled
dpkg --build creates a .deb out of a given tree.
You need to compile the package and packge it afterwards:
./debian/rules build (as user)
./debian/rules binary (as root)
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