Updated instructions for building kernel PPAs?

Nigel Cunningham nigel at tuxonice.net
Sat Oct 24 22:12:44 UTC 2009


Hi.

Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 06:13:25PM +1100, Nigel Cunningham wrote:
>> Hi all.
>>
>> I've had a look through the kernel.ubuntu.com wiki, looking for details
>> of how to build a PPA now that the debian.master directory has been
>> introduced. Unfortunately, I couldn't find anything. Would someone be
>> able to give me a pointer?
> 
> Building a package for upload to a PPA would be done 'dpkg-buildpackage
> -S' command as shown in the 'Preparing an Upload' section of the
> 'KernelMaintenence' wiki page.  Note that the tree needs to be cleaned
> before this will work; and that step was missing so I have added it:
> 
>   https://wiki.ubuntu.com/KernelTeam/KernelMaintenance#Preparing%20an%20upload

Thanks. The debian/rules clean command makes all the difference!

Regards,

Nigel




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