Re: My first packages -- some questions.
> I think that I will be able to manage the rules file (doing by
> example, as Manoj said), but what I am missing is a feeling of what
> utilities get run in what order. For instance, is dpkg-buildpackage
> just another helper script, or is it something that all but the most
> ardent do-it-your-selfer use, or does most everybody actually use
build just calls dpkg-buildpackage unless called with an
argument (see the manpage).
> Is the big difference between debmake and doing-it-yourself
> just implementing "debstd" line in debian/rules? If that is the case,
> then perhaps the outline in /usr/doc/debmake/HOWTO.first_time applies
> to the "by hand" method as well. If not, then I would love to see
> such an outline.
Take a look at http://www.pics.com/~igor/debian/programmer.html/ch-tools.html#s2.2
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