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Re: automake -> debian/rules

On Tue, Sep 12, 2000 at 01:30:01PM -0400, brlewis@users.sourceforge.net wrote:

> I've perused some of the dpkg-related documentation, but maybe I'm
> missing something simple.
> If I already am using automake (or otherwise adhering to the GNU coding
> standards), shouldn't there be some automatic way to generate most of
> what's needed under debian?
> I'd like to be able to build a debian package for my software, and would
> like to do as little work as possible to get to the point where I need
> only type one command in addition to the "make distcheck" I already do
> when creating a new release.
> My software is Java-based, i.e. "any" architecture.

Take a look at dh_make, in the dh-make package, and debhelper, in the package
of the same name.

 - mdz

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