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Re: howto for compiling of deb packages

On Wed, Dec 25, 2002 at 10:52:32AM +0100, Roland Wegmann wrote:
> Hello
> I have to know how you can build deb packages from source. Could somebody
> tell me if there exists an apt-get(able) doc package that introduces me
> in the topic of compiling your own deb packages from source?
> Or if someone of you know links/howtos etc. with information about
> building debian packages, let me know, too.

If it is a debian package, you can apt-get source pkgname, cd to 
the source directory, and dpkg-buildpackage.

For non-debian packages, that's a big subject, see the packaging
manual, policy, etc.

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