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Re: Recompiling a package



On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 16:11:52 -0300
"Nelson A. de Oliveira" <n3150nao@bol.com.br> wrote:

> Steve Kemp wrote:
> > 
> > > Unpacking  the  .orig.tar.gz only  creates  the  directory of  the
> > > program, but without the debian/ directory. What do I have to do?
> >  Unzip the  'program.diff.gz' file, and  apply it with  patch.  This
> > will create the debian/ directory.
> >
> >  If you've got  this from a stable archive I'm  suprised it's not in
> > the unstable one - unless it was removed.
> >
> >  (Perhaps  if you  got  it  from stable  you  could 'apt-get  source
> > program'  which  would  download   and  unpack  everything  for  you
> > instead?)
> >
> OK. It worked! Thank you!
> 
> And I did not download the  program from the stable version of Debian.
> The program isn´t on the official release of Debian. A guy created the
> program, but he created using stable version.

you can also try:
$ dpkg-source -x program.dsc

-- Arnaud Vandyck, STE fi, ULg
   Formateur Cellule Programmation.

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