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Re: Help for a newbie package builder

In foo.debian-mentors, you wrote:
> I'm trying to build a debian package; this is the first debian package I
> try to build, so I need some help.
> I'm reading "Debian packaging manual" and "Debian policy manual". That's
> enough, or there is a better tutorial? The packaging manual looks as a
> description of all the parts of a debian package, but a step-to-step
> tutorial would be more useful.
> The package I'm trying to debianize is a UDP logger; it's funny feature
> is that it not only log Back Orifice activity, but also try to answer
> with false random system info. I'm not the author of the package, but
> the real author released it under GPL and is aware of my try to make a
> debian package.
> Any help would be very appreciated. Thanks.

Try http://debian.org/doc/maint-guide/

Also, there are a few packaging step-by-steps at http://debian.org/devel/

Good luck.  I've been using fakebo at work installed in /usr/local
and it would be nice to have a package for it.


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