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Re: [vox-tech] Debian packager source install
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Re: [vox-tech] Debian packager source install



On Monday 20 March 2006 04:01 pm, Alex Mandel wrote:
> I know the title isn't quite clear.
> Here's the scenario:
> I want to install a program that isn't in the package manager for
> Ubuntu. The catch is that it may be soon, so how do I make a .deb (I
> think I've got instructions for this) and then how do I install it so
> that I can easily uninstall or upgrade when it officially comes out in
> the archives?
>
> Here's what I've got so far, does this do what I want?
> (Can I get a little explanation on what's going on here?)
>
> sudo apt-get build-dep qgis
> apt-get source qgis
> cd qgis-0.7.4
> dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot
>
> Also will this work for files that I have in a download(VM Server Beta),
> what about an rpm converted with Alien?
>
> Thanks - Alex

Hi Alex,

here is how it built QGIS on an Ubuntu machine:

http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/drupal/node/134

cheers,

-- 
Dylan Beaudette
Soils and Biogeochemistry Graduate Group
University of California at Davis
530.754.7341
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