Debian Administration: Rolling your own Debian Packages (Part 1)
Jan 25, 2006, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This two-part article explains how to make a Debian package of
simple piece of software, presumably something you have written
yourself. Although building a new package is more complex than
rebuilding one or having one generated, the idea is that it is
actually surprisingly simple to create basic Debian packages. In
fact, if you can make software install into a temporary
installation tree, you're already 90% done! This text provides a
quick alternative to the more comprehensive Debian New Maintainers'
Guide. Only knowledge of Makefiles and the basic Debian package
tools is assumed.
"The first part of this article will continue with some
preliminary information about Debian packages. In the second part
we walk through a concrete packaging example..."