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Re: [SLUG] Creating a really really simple .deb package
- To: Penedo <penedo@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Creating a really really simple .deb package
- From: Jeremy Visser <jeremy.visser@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue, 07 Nov 2006 16:35:06 +1100
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 14:21 +1100, Penedo wrote:
> On 07/11/06, Jeremy Visser <jeremy.visser@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I can modify the version number in ./DEBIAN/control, but can't seem to
> > build any further from there afterwards.
> To quote the dpkg-repack manual:
> The package can be built from this temporary directory by running "dpkg
> --build", passing it the generated directory.
Cool, that works!
I now have a .deb of the ttf-xfree86-nonfree package with the version at
I've also tried the other methods, but this one just happened to be the
one that I worked out first. The methods involving a Makefile, or the
dpsyco method sound like better ideas, but doing it this way works for
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