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Re: source packing source code

On Tue, May 01, 2018 at 03:17:27PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Tue, May 01, 2018 at 11:10:15AM +0100, Aaron Gray wrote:
> > Where do I find the .deb source packaging source code for packlages ?
> Source packages don't have a .deb extension nor are they one file per
> package, but you can find them in the apt repo, if you add a deb-src line
> mirroring your deb line.

In package 'devscripts' is the programm  'debcheckout'.

With  `debcheckout  PACKAGE` you get source of PACKAGE
in Version Control System ( VCS  e.g.  git   svn ) format.

> > I need to update some packages to latest releease. Is this done by bhand
> > on packages by bespoke or is there a build systemn that will deal with
> > separate GNU autoconf/make packages ?
> It's not clear what are you asking.

Name of the package(s) would have help ...

Geert Stappers
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