Re: Seeking DBS docs
Neale Banks wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2001, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Neale Banks wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > I just unpacked ppp source package from woody (i.e. "dpkg-source -x
> > > ppp_2.4.1-4.dsc") and was most surprised to find that this didn't unpack
> > > the source but rather gave me a ppp-2.4.1/upstream/ directory with
> > > tarballs/ and patches/.
> > That's called DBS and is an alternative packaging system. It's very helpful
> > for large packages with lots of patches (like XFree86 for example). Please
> > go to debian-devel for questions, explanations etc. Debian-doc is the wrong
> > list.
> > On a sidenote, I read a couple of days ago that somebody had documented
> > dbs, so you may find some documentation somewhere these days.
> Can some kind sould please point me to some DBS docs?
<doogie> apt-get install dbs
<doogie> has some docs
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