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HowTo Recompile Debian Packages

Mar 10, 2008, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Marius Ducea for this link. ]

"This article will show how you can rebuild any debian package. You might need to rebuild a package for various reasons: add/remove some compilation options, make some changes to the sources, or compile a newer version from testing/sid into stable, etc. Regardless of your reason, this can be done very easy using Debian tools.

"First you will need to have some basic debian building tools installed:

apt-get install devscripts build-essential

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