[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: splitting package

On Mon, Mar 15, 1999 at 09:48:21AM -0500, Randolph Chung wrote:
> Another packaging question :)
> an upstream package contains both server and client programs. I'd like to
> split them up into a server package and a client package. how do you do this
> given one upstream source file? The client package is really just one file.
> The reason to split it off is that the server package has many dependencies
> that clients do not need/want.

I think there may be some examples in /usr/doc/debhelper.

You need to add a second binary package entry to debian/control,
and have the debian/rules binary target make two subdirectories
of debian/, one for each package, etc. debhelper makes it easy.

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
Latest Debian packages at ftp://ftp.rising.com.au/pub/hamish. PGP#EFA6B9D5
CCs of replies from mailing lists are welcome.   http://hamish.home.ml.org

Reply to: