John P. Looney <mailto:valen at tuatha.org> scribbled on 04 February 2004
> How do you turn a source tarball into a nice package ?
>> I went looking around the web, and came across:
>http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Debian-Binary-Package-Building-HOWTO/>> Which seems to assume you already have a data.tar.gz with all the
> you need in it. Is there a HOWTO with instructions as to how one
> makes one
> of those ?
A quick look on deb.org turned up http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/
A long and lengthy doc but it contains how to build a deb package in detail
or trusty ibm produced
which seems to be a quick and dirty 'howto'
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