how to get apt-get to install from source
Shot - Piotr Szotkowski
shot at hot.pl
Thu Jul 14 12:16:50 UTC 2005
> On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 12:41 +0200, Oliver Grawert wrote:
>> sudo apt-get build-dep <package> # gets all build dependencys...
>> apt-get source -b <package> # gets the source and builds it
>> sudo dpkg -i <package>.deb # installs your built package
> Also note that this would be completely pointless if you didn't
> customise the ./configure call in the build scripts first. You'd
> just end up with a package identical to the precompiled one.
...unless <package> actually comes from different distribution, like
ruby1.8/breezy, and you want to compile it with, say, Hoary's libc6.
-- Shot, who plans to try to build his first backport .debs soon. :o)
My karma ran over your dogma.
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