I have this issue and I would like to understand why it is like this. I have build 3 really simple rpm packages called a, b and c, and I made a independant, b depending on a and c depending on a and ...
I've build a custom linux kernel from the vanilla source tree using the deb-pkg target: make deb-pkg After that package has been built I've got several .deb files. However I'd like to upload those ...
I'm in the position of needing to make a few RPMs at work, which is something fairly new to me. I'd really love to hear which docs, tutorials. or presos have been useful for you for understanding: ...
We've rebuilt a bunch of RPMs because we wanted to remove modules and change config options for items specific to our production environment. We're hosting them in a private repo, and have them signed ...
I'm trying to create a package which contains the init.d file, but doesn't try to start the daemon right after the installation. Currently, I'm using scripts created from the dh_make template. Right ...
I have a shared RHEL 4 host account where I do not have root privileges. I would like to install Git and Bash Complete in a way that they can be upgraded easily. To date, I've just been installing ...
I've created *.deb package with a postinst script. On some hosts it works with errors: subprocess post-installation script returned error exit status 1 Is there a place where these errors are logged ...
I have a source package where I want to add a simple init.d script. I know dh_installinit should help : when I run it, it creates examples of postrm, prerm, postinstall to perform an update-rc.d ...
Vendor binary package format selections appear to be determined by a form of Murphy's Law: all the distros you don't use have packages. (Corralary: there exists no distribution that satisfies your ...