[Dnsmasq-discuss] Building deb package

Simon Kelley simon at thekelleys.org.uk
Wed Jun 7 22:51:50 BST 2017


The debian packaging is managed in the same git repository as the rest
of the source code ('cause I'm the Debian maintainer). It's removed from
the release tarballs, but if you get a snapshot from the gitweb pages,
you get the complete thing.

http://thekelleys.org.uk/gitweb/?p=dnsmasq.git;a=snapshot;h=63ec5d12643b6dbb7f0e9401d39debc21f6638ed;sf=tgz

Will get you a tarball of 2.75 complete with a debian directory, and

fakeroot debian/rules binary

will build packages.

Cheers,

Simon.


On 07/06/17 21:38, Ken Petti wrote:
> I'd like to build a deb package of the application from source. How is
> this done? I was trying to use checkinstall
> (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/CheckInstall) with make install, but
> the deb that was created did not have the init file, or other default
> config files.
> 
> Ideally, there would be a Ubuntu 14 back-ported version of dnsmasq 2.75
> that included the `log-queries=extra` option, but I have not been able
> to find such package. 
> 
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