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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Some of them come with filenames prefixed by the ,aint-guide package name such as package. Debian Policy Manual, Files from the named packages will be overwritten with the files from your package.

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The software must have a license. Every rules file, like maint-guiee other Makefileconsists of several rules, each of which defines a target and how it is carried out. Packages recommended and suggested by this package are worth looking into. The latest LaTeX source is available through the Git repository.

Debian Developers’ Manuals

This mailing list is for the novice. Programs needed for development 1.

The rewrite of this tutorial document with updated contents and more practical examples is available as Guide for Debian Maintainers. The new debmake may be used as the alternative to the standard dh-make.


Maiht-guide, such programs are built using the usual make; make install. Sean Finney and Paul Gevers Maintainer: Build Debian binary packages, which are ordinary installable package files in.

These usually contain a directory called package – version with all the sources inside. If you use ldd for this purpose, it will report indirect lib dependencies as well, resulting in the problem of excessive build dependencies.

This is the desired case. However, menu tries to provide a more general interface for menu building. In the file names above, replace the package part with the package namethe version part with the upstream versionthe revision part with the Debian revisionand the mainy-guide part with the package architectureas defined in the Debian Policy Manual.

There is no preceding slash on the directory names listed in the dirs file. The long strings of numbers in the. Package name and version 2.

Debian New Maintainers’ Guide. Instead of implementing the required logic themselves they can rely on dbconfig-common to ask the right questions during install, upgrade, reconfigure and deinstall for them and create and fill the database. Strings are compared from the head to the tail. Table of Contents 5.


Never create real packages to be uploaded using this quick method. 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.

Use this when your program replaces files from another package, or completely replaces another package used in conjunction with Conflicts. Unlike other files in debianthis one is marked as executable. Some of them may look maintt-guide to you.

Chapter 4. Required files under the debian directory

If the build result is satisfactory, sign the. Some debhelper commands may cause the generated package to depend on some additional packages. It is focused on the modern packaging style and comes with many simple examples.

You can use dpkg to install and remove this just like any other package. The package architecture follows the Debian Policy Manual, 5. This file contains various values which dpkgdselectapt-getapt-cacheaptitudeand other package management tools will use to manage the package.