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Chapter 4. Required files under the debian directory. Table of Contents. Chapter 6. Building the package. Table of Contents. Complete (re)build. dh_installdeb(1) automatically flags any files under the /etc directory as conffiles, with the exception of d which follows the format of crontab(5).

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Alternatively, you can run dquilt pop -a after normal operation. For testing purposes, you can make a. Use this very sparingly and only after maint-guive it on the debian-devel lists.

Debian package dbconfig-common Latest version: When there are many binary packages, their configurations can be specified by prefixing their name to their configuration filenames such as package If you are not sure which one should be used, use the Build-Depends field to be on the safe side. Installation of files to their destination 3. Sun, Nov 4 Line 1 is the package name, version, distribution, and urgency.

You must check that no one else is already working on the package on the Work-Needing and Prospective Packages site. Before you decide to ask your question in some public place, please read this fine documentation:. Longum iter est per praecepta, breve et efficax per exempla It’s a long way by the rules, but short and efficient with examples.


If your upstream uses a source code management system VCS [71] to maintain their code, you should consider using it as well. Build Debian binary packages, which are ordinary installable package files in. For some types of packages where there are multiple alternatives, virtual names have been defined. Please note that this documentation may be slightly outdated.

Chapter 6. Building the package

It is highly recommended to practice and experiment with all the steps of Debian packaging with simple packages while reading this tutorial. For some types of packages, that is all you will require; however, there is another set of packages that while not essential for all package builds are useful to have installed or may be required by mainy-guide package:.

If there was no gentoo. You can use web search engines more effectively by including search strings such as site: Using Git for Debian Packaging.

Debian — Details of package maint-guide in sid

This helps you to understand exactly what is going on behind this simple rules file and to debug its problems. When a user installs your program, they will probably not be prompted to install suggested packages. Choose your program 2. Browse wnpp bugs based on debtags. Newer versions of this document should always be available online at http: Before continuing please read the documentation of each relevant program including ones installed through the package dependency such as makeat least, for the standard usage.


Package: maint-guide (1.2.42)

One of the most annoying things about software is when you spend a great deal of time and effort customizing a program, only to have an upgrade maint-guidd all over your changes. Default rules file 4. Include the python-support package in Build-Depends. The optional priority will usually work for new packages that do not conflict with others claiming requiredimportantor standard priority.

There are many ways to do the same thing. You need to unpatch it manually by running dquilt pop -a before committing to the master branch.

Installation to the destination directories is usually done with make install. You can also have the Build-Depends-Indep field as an additional line here.

If not — find another interesting program that nobody is maintaining.