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A Debian Packaging Howto

I do a fair bit of Debian/Ubuntu packaging at work (kind of on the side) and have had several people tell me that although the New Maintainer’s guide (http://www.debian.org/doc/maint-guide/ or it is available offline in the package maint-guide and also … Continue reading

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dpatch – using patch files in Debian packaging

I do a fair bit ¬†of packaging of Debian and Ubuntu packages at work, often having to make tweaks to upstream packages. I used to just hack the upstream source directly, but have now discovered dpatch. dpatch is a clever … Continue reading

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