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Re: building deb package

Jesse Goerz <jgoerz@linuxfreemail.com> wrote:
>I downloaded the source of a program and did ./configure.  I am ready to do 
>make on it but I thought I had heard you can make a debian package out of it. 
>Is this true?  If it is, how can I do it?

Yep. Have a look at the maint-guide and packaging-manual packages (and
possibly debian-policy as well). You'll also probably want to install
devscripts, debhelper, and dh-make, which contain a variety of useful

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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