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Re: Re: howto for compiling of deb packages

On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 01:56:38PM -0800, Jeff Forsyth wrote:
> 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"

Please don't use deb-make - it's been obsolete for years. The dh-make
package is more sensible. You still have to go over the output by hand,
of course, or we maintainers would be out of jobs. :)


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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