Re: Bug#257167: ITP: debian-builder -- Rebuild Debian packages from Source
On Thursday 01 July 2004 20:32, Steve Kemp wrote:
> Package: wnpp
> Version: N/A; reported 2004-07-01
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name : debian-builder
> Version : 0.3
> Upstream Author : Steve Kemp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * URL : http://www.steve.org.uk/Software/debian-builder
> * License : (GPL)
> Description : Rebuild Debian packages from Source
> This is a simple system which is designed to allow a system
> administrator to rebuild Debian packages from their source.
> The package correctly installs any required dependencies for
> the rebuild, and cleans them up afterwards.
> Whilst it is not expected to be used to gain a speed improvement
> offered by recompiling packages with arch specific optimizations
> it could be used for that with a sufficiently modifed compiler.
You may want to look at apt-fu for some ideas/code, which presently seems
unmaintained, and url not available:
But I've dpkg-repack it from my system and uploaded the deb here:
It is also a perl program with many options for rebuilding debian source
todo: the build util must verify the signature of the source package (the .dsc
file) with dscverify before building it.
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