Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Debian Package maker 0.4.1

Debian Package Maker is a simple tool for building your own debian package.

You can build debian packages using two modes:

Target Mode
Manually specify the installation directory and the files to be installed in the target installation directory.

Source Mode
Debian Package Maker will configure the source for you, compile them and then build a package using the target rules.
configure/autogen scripts and Makefile/rules is required for DPM to automate the whole process for you.

Or if you prefer a wizard, as of 0.4 you can now build a Debian package using wizard.

Provides user interface for package information that will be used as control file to create a debian package.

It also provides a different tabs for adding package dependencies:

Can add scripts like postins,changelogs etc. straight forward to use.

Download Package

Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy

Download Source

To get the latest source from branch, just copy and paste the command below to your terminal and hit Enter.
bzr branch lp:~welemski/debianpackagemaker/release-0.4.1

Be sure you have bzr installed in your system.

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Package Information Tab

Target Mode

Source Mode

-------------------------------- Changelog---------------------------


* Fix control file generator
* Fix alternate package combobox: Now displays YES/NO instead of AND/OR.
* Fix document location.

* Added Wizard for step by step guide
* Change the layout to hide the Optional Fields by default
* Added some documentation
* Fixed some thread bugs