Re: Temporary package from source
- d/l old source.deb (apt-get source blahhh)
If we just need the control file, can it not be fetched from apt-cache,
- Now ./configure your new source package with the option
- make and make install
This would be somewhat harder with more complex packages, like sendmail,
where individual binaries get installed independently, overwriting the
old ones. Also, as I said, this wouldn't be possible with a Mozilla
binary install. Mozilla happens to be one package that I'd like to
latest version of when it comes out (not when a Debian package is made). :(
NOTE: Do *not* do this with system critical packages since this
description leaves out a *lot* of details on how to build a proper .deb.
Would sendmail be one such critical package? :) That's the one my
question is really about.