Re: howto for compiling of deb packages
On Wed, Dec 25, 2002 at 10:52:32AM +0100, Roland Wegmann wrote:
> 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?
Just use dpkg-buildpackage
apt-get source <whatever package you want>
cd <directory of package>
and you'll get debs in the parent directory
it will barf that it needs some packages instealled first..
That's it (or at least should be unless the source it broken)