Building Packages (was Re: Assets & Issues)

CLIFFORD ILKAY clifford_ilkay at
Sat Jan 10 21:38:30 UTC 2009

Ernst Doubt wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 4:19 PM, CLIFFORD ILKAY
>> I've seen checkinstall and alien but I'm sceptical that such tools are
>> really robust enough for production use with complex packages. If the
>> equivalent of the RPM SPEC file for Debian packages can be modified
>> after being created by checkinstall, it could be viable.
> The other things in this vein I've heard recommended are
> and (and I'd love to hear other choices if people have
> more recommendations).

The openSUSE build service <> also
looks very interesting.

Clifford Ilkay
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