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Re: how to use pbuilder without .dsc files?

Hi Shawn,

On Sun, Aug 23, 2015 at 5:07 PM, Shawn Sörbom <shawn@sorbom.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am using pbuilder for the first time and I was wondering:
> How does one build a package in pbuilder if they haven't generated .dsc files?
> I am trying to build a package on my stable system that has dependencies which
> are only satisfiable in sid. I have not built this particular version yet, so
> there are no .dsc or .changes files. what should I do?

Use "pdebuild" from within your unpacked source directory.
Alternatively, use "debuild -S" to generate a source package, then
pass the .dsc file to pbuilder.


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