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Debian packages

November 21st, 2006

Debian packages can get complicated, but they don't have to be. The best howto I've read is from good old TLDP:

Howto build debian packages


You create a localized directory structure of the installation targets, which will form the basis of the package. Inside that directory, you include a file named DEBIAN which will include package name, architecture, dependencies, maintainer, and description. Its actually quite easy.

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