Ivor O’Connor

February 16, 2009

Debian Packages

Filed under: Uncategorized — ioconnor @ 8:32 pm

After playing with scripts yesterday I realized it’s probably better to package them with the dpkg format generally expected by Debian. No sense reinventing the wheel and all that. Fortunately Ubuntu/Debian has a very active development community with a portal here:


Even includes a “hello world” example to get you going at http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/maint-guide/ which unfortunately can’t downloaded. (They need it in one massive html or pdf format.)

This post is merely a bookmark for now…


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