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Re: (better explaining) Re: Hi! I need faqs and tutorials for make gcc*.deb's

On Sat, Jul 09, 2005 at 02:17:01AM -0300, Dani wrote:
> hi! my system is a Debian Testing. I use a Athlon Xp1.7 (x86) and
>  I  already installed the tools give in "maint-guide". I tried hard _but_ *all*
> tutorials that I encounter use this estructure:
> # apt-get source  gcc-X.Y
> # cd gcc-X.Y
> # dpkg-buildpackage ( or debuild )
>  ...
> But this is _not_ what I need.  my need is take a gcc from gcc.gnu.org
> and make a (more or less) complete debianization and of course in a
> gcc that NOT yet packaged for Debian. for now, this is for my personal use.

Your best bet is *probably* going to be to port the existing packaging
scripts for gcc to the version of gcc you want to build.  That may or may
not be simple (gcc is a pretty complex package), but it's the standard
method of making packages of new versions of existing packages.

- Matt

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