Re: Which ICQ Client is better?
On Sun, Nov 17, 2002 at 03:32:01PM -0500, Nori Heikkinen wrote:
> on Sun, 17 Nov 2002 03:14:38PM -0500, Edward Guldemond insinuated:
> > Download the latest source package with "apt-get source centericq"
> > from unstable
> okay, got thus far ...
> > and roll it with "dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc",
> i'm unsure on how this works, and manpages aren't helping. i get:
> orange:/# dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc
> dpkg-parsechangelog: error: cannot open debian/changelog to find
> format: No such file or directory
> dpkg-buildpackage: unable to determine source package
Firstly, don't be in / when grabbing source packages. :) You don't need
to be root, either.
As an ordinary user, 'apt-get source centericq'. This creates a
'centericq-<version>' directory below the current directory. Change into
that, then (after installing the fakeroot package) 'dpkg-buildpackage
-rfakeroot -uc -us'.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]