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Debuild is a command line tool commonly used in Linux systems for building Debian packages. It is part of the devscripts package and is a powerful tool for package maintainers and developers.
- Debuild automates the process of building Debian packages from source code.
- It follows the Debian package building standards and allows developers to easily create packages for distribution.
- It simplifies the process of compiling the source code, installing dependencies, and creating the necessary package metadata files.
- Debuild uses the information provided in the Debian package control files, like the debian/control file, to determine the package's dependencies and build requirements.
- It automatically handles the steps involved in configuring the build environment, such as setting the appropriate compiler flags and paths.
- Debuild also supports the handling of patches applied to the source code, making it easier to maintain customized versions of packages.
- It provides various options for customization, such as overriding the default build behavior, specifying build targets and options, and modifying package metadata.
- Debuild integrates well with other Debian packaging tools like dpkg-buildpackage and pbuilder, allowing for a streamlined package creation workflow.
- It produces binary packages that can be easily installed using package managers like APT.
- Debuild provides comprehensive feedback and error messages during the build process, helping developers identify and resolve any issues or build failures.
List of commands for debuild:
debuild:tldr:70859 debuild: Build a binary package only.$ debuild -btry on your machineexplain this command
debuild:tldr:e46b9 debuild: Build the package in the current directory.$ debuildtry on your machineexplain this command
debuild:tldr:edaf6 debuild: Do not run lintian after building the package.$ debuild --no-lintiantry on your machineexplain this command