Re: Debian source package usage?
On Wed, 12 Jun 2002, G. L. `Griz' Inabnit wrote:
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> On Wednesday 12 June 2002 12:46 pm, Rob Ransbottom wrote:
> > I am trying to build 'ls' from source.
> > Finding that ftp.gnu.org sources don't work, I grab the
> > fileutils*[dsc|orig|diff]* files from debian.
> > I find the /usr/doc/debian/source-unpack.txt file
> > and follow it.
> > Now, what do I do next? That is: When/what do
> > I do with a debian/rules file?
> Why not use apt?? (or weren't you aware you could?)
Well, not really. I have a few packages with unmet dependencies
this seems to queer the use of apt.
I have libpgperl and postgresql from woody running on top of
rob Live the dream.
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