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apt-build - Fetch sources and build packages optimized for your architecture.

APT-BUILD(1) General Commands Manual APT-BUILD(1)

NAME

apt-build - Fetch sources and build packages optimized for your architecture.

SYNOPSIS

apt-build [ options ] [ update ] [ upgrade ] [ world ] [ install pkg ] [ remove pkg ] [ info pkg ]

DESCRIPTION

apt-build is an apt-get frontend to build and install architecture optimized packages.

COMMANDS

update
Retrieve new lists of packages
upgrade
Perform an upgrade
world
Rebuild your system
install
Build and install new packages
source
Download and extract source in the build directory
info
Info on a package which could be built
remove
Remove packages
clean-build
Erase built packages
clean-sources
Call debian/rules clean in source directories
build-source
Build source without installing them
update-source
Update sources and rebuild them if they are missing in the repository
build-repository
Rebuild the repository

OPTIONS

--help 
Shows help
--nowrapper
Do not use the gcc wrapper
--remove-builddep
Remove build-dependencies installed by apt-build
--no-source
Don't download source
--build-dir
Specify build-dir
--build-only
Build package only
--rebuild
Rebuild a package
--reinstall
Build and install an already installed package
--build-command <command>
Use this command to build package
--patch <file>
Apply this patch before build (you can use this option one or several times)
--patch-strip, -p <number>
Prefix to strip on patch (0 = -p0, 1 = -p1 ...)
--yes, -y
Assume yes
--purge
Use purge instead of remove
--noupdate
Do not run 'apt-get update' before package installation
--sources-list
Specify sources.list file
--apt-get
Specify an alternative apt-get command
--apt-cache
Specify an alternative apt-cache command
--force-yes
Force yes
--source
Do not download source (sources are extracted already)
--repository-dir
Specify the repository directory
--target-release
Distribution to fetch packages from
--config
Specify an alternative configuration file
--version, -v
Show version

BUGS

Many.

AUTHOR

apt-build was written by Julien Danjou <acid@debian.org> with many contributors.
November 2003 3rd Berkeley Distribution