Re: Building own deb
-- Jens Kubieziel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote
(on Monday, 04 November 2002, 09:06 PM +0100):
> is there somewhere one the net a howto/tutorial etc. on how-to build a
> deb-file from source. I run Debian woody and want to upgrade
> Spamassassin. I don't want to go the Debian-way and take the package
> from unstable. So I thought I take the original source and make a deb.
Check out 'checkinstall' -- it can make debian, rpm, and slack packages
from compiled sources. You run it after running 'make' but before 'make
install', and you should probably run it as root. It will create and
install the debian package.
However, if you're grabbing the source via apt (using an deb-src line),
there are other ways, and I believe they are well documented on the
Matthew Weier O'Phinney