Re: QUestions about packaging debian .debs
On 19 Jan 2002 00:02:18 -0500
Scott <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am not a Debian Package Maintainer (as of yet). And this is probably
> not the right mailing list for these questions. If not, please let me
> know so I can move the discussion to the right place.
this is the right list =)
> First question (of many to come): using dpkg-buidpackage, I use the
> option -k<gpg key id> and sign the package successfully (I think). How
> on earth do I check to see if the .deb is signed and correctly signed?
> During the process of the build, it asks me for my secret key/code and
> it says it was successful but I do not see my (gpg) signature anywhere.
you signed the .changes and the .dsc files (you could have found this out by carefully reading what was printed on your terminal, btw)
> Second question: I am making a .deb that is for any platform (it is a
> perl script/config files. But when I do the dpkg-buidpackage it makes
> the deb blahblahblah_i386.deb although in the config files I have stated
> that is for any platform. What am I doing wrong?
set Architecture: all on your control file and build you package on the binary-indep target of the debian/rules file (and don't forget to read policy again)
Gustavo Noronha Silva - kov <http://www.metainfo.org/kov>
| .''`. | Debian GNU/Linux: <http://www.debian.org> |
| : :' : + Debian BR.......: <http://debian-br.cipsga.org.br>+
| `. `'` + Q: "Why did the chicken cross the road?" +
| `- | A: "Upstream's decision." -- hmh |