debian-builder - Rebuild a Debian package from its source code.
--debug Show useful debugging information.
--help Show this scripts help information.
--manual Read this scripts manual.
--version Show the version number and exit.
--verbose Show verbose output.
--sign Force package signing, disabled by default.
--debuild foo Pass arguments 'foo' onto debuild when building
--suffix foo Give the built package versions the suffix 'foo'.
- --debug Show the commands this script executes as an
aid to debugging.
- --help Show the brief help information.
- --verbose Show verbose information useful to
debian-builder is a simple script which is designed to facilitate the
rebuilding of a Debian GNU/Linux package from its source code. It will
correctly handle the installation of any required build-dependencies,
and remove them once building is complete.
$Id: debian-builder,v 1.14 2006/06/04 18:24:04 steve Exp $
Copyright (c) 2005 by Steve Kemp. All rights reserved.
This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
same terms as Perl itself. The LICENSE file contains the full text of the
Do all the work of building the given package.
Return '>0' on success, '0' on failure of any kind. (The result is the
number of binary files moved into the results directory.)
Parse any command line arguments, and set the appropriate values
in the global CONFIG hash.
Return the name of the source package required to build package 'foo'
Download the source of the package to the specified directory
and return the name of the unpacked directory.
If the Debian changelog file doesn't already refer to the specified
version then add it.
Move the build Debian package, associated .diff.gz file, .changes file,
etc. From the build directory into the binary directory.
Return the number of files moved into the binary directory.
Uninstall all the build dependency packages we installed.
We do this by finding the list of all packages which are currently
installed and removing those that were not present when we started.
Return a hash of all the currently installed packages.
Install the build-dependencies required to build the given package.
Remove the given array of packages from the system.
Desperately try to reset the host system to the same starting point
as it initially had.
This should be taken care of in situations where the script doesn't
abort on an error condition.