Re: Re: howto for compiling of deb packages
Quick Method....Will not work for all...
apt-get install debhelper debmake fakeroot dh-make devscripts
1) Unpack the source
2) Ensure the directory name has a version number
3) Enter the directory
4) Type "deb-make"
5) Type "debuild"
6) If the above fails, read the docs on deb-make, debuild, debhelper...
From: Adam Majer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Roland Wegmann <email@example.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 18:49:33 -0600
Subject: 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)
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