On Thu, 2003-11-20 at 11:44, Micha Feigin wrote: > I want to package a program I compiled in a .deb to enable uninstalling > it cleanly later. > It seems that alien can convert slackware tgz packages to debs (I tried > the other way around and it doesn't seem like there is any extra data > except for the program) and I thought that this could be used to do > that (I am just looking for unistall ability and to know whats > installed, nothing else). > To create this I need to install into some local directory instead of > root so that I can create the tar file. > Any idea how to do that (maybe chroot could do that but then I loose > access to the local executables). Check out the Debian New Maintainers' Guide <URI:http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/>.
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