[sf-lug] Gentoo Binary Project

Tyler Trafford ttrafford at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 21:43:30 PDT 2008

Justin Ryan wrote:
> Asheesh Laroia wrote:
>> I would just love to also teach people about the Debian way!
> When I said it was a PITA, I didn't say I don't know how.  Ebuilds are
> easier, for me, you can't infuse your brain.

With the relatively recent version 7 of debhelper, it is ridiculously
easy to make .debs now.

(I haven't written an ebuild in about 6 years though, so maybe there are
tools now like cow/pbuilder to make the build & test process simpler and
more robust.)

Obviously, YMMV.
Tyler Trafford

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