On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 12:50:45PM -0400, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote: > On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 12:28:23PM -0400, Jason Lieurance wrote: > > Hello, > > > > I'm fairly new to debian as I come from a FreeBSD background and have a > > software question. How do you specify options for building your software > > with apt-get? > > > > Example: > > > > When building software, I'm use to: ./configure <options>, make, make > > install. (Like if I want to configure apache with certain options) > > > > Now, with apt-get, it just goes and does it with no intervention. > > > > I tried apt-get source but I don't understand what to do as the source,it > > looks different than what I'm use to. > > > > Thanks for any help. > > What you really want is pbuilder or sbuild. I have used both and > recently switched to pbuilder. The documentation for both is actually > pretty good. I used sbuild (now pbuilder) to build the packages that I > maintain a couple which I customize/backport. Here is what you need: <using pbuilder stuff> Hi Roberto, This informal HOWTO would be a really usefull thing to make into a wiki.debian.net page or something on your own site. Thanks for the cool HOWTO. People are alwaysing asking about customizing packages for their own needs and want to be able to install them as DEBs. Cheers, kev -- counter.li.org #238656 -- goto counter.li.org and be counted! `$' $' $ $ _ ,d$$$g$ ,d$$$b. $,d$$$b`$' g$$$$$b $,d$$b ,$P' `$ ,$P' `Y$ $$' `$ $ "' `$ $$' `$ $$ $ $$ggggg$ $ $ $ ,$P"" $ $ $ `$g. ,$$ `$$._ _. $ _,g$P $ `$b. ,$$ $ $ `Y$$P'$. `Y$$$$P $$$P"' ,$. `Y$$P'$ $. ,$.
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