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Re: Creating a deb package from source




On 08-06-17, Comprofix Lists wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> 
> I have been googling but not having much luck :(
> 
> I am looking from some advice on how to create a deb package from
> source. All the guides and wiki articles I have found have been missing
> information, some mention using dh_make, others mention pbuilder, some
> mention using a chroot. But what if I want to do an X11 app? Should I
> use a VM for this? I don't want to screw with my daily driver too much.
> 
> *** This is only a learning experience. So I can learn how packages are
> created with a view to one day be able to update packages, patch
> packages and contribute back.
> 
> If anyone can offer advice on where to start or point me in the right
> direction if would be appreciated.
> 
> Thanks
> Matt
> 
> 

Personally, I've found this guide to be useful:

http://forums.debian.net/viewtopic.php?p=228570

Hope that it can help you.