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Fwd: [help] Create deb package for "xorg-server-1.4"

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From: Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org>
Date: 20 October 2011 20:39
Subject: Re: [help] Create deb package for "xorg-server-1.4"
To: Francesco Asnicar <francescoasnicar@gmail.com>
Cc: debian-x@lists.debian.org

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 09:24:11 +0200, Francesco Asnicar wrote:

> Hi there,
> I'm working on patch for X server at the university. I'm working on Debian 5
> (Lenny) on Qemu.
> Now, I should create the deb package of the "*xorg-server-1.4*".
> W.r.t do this I download and decompress the "*xorg-server-1.4.tar.gz*". I
> installed several packages such that the "*./configure*" inside the "*
> xorg-server-1.4*" directory didn't return an error.
> Now I run these two commands:
> dh_make -n -c gpl -f ../xorg-server-1.4.tar.gz
> dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc
Why don't you start from the existing package instead of doing broken
things from scratch?


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