[mythtv-users] Debian packaging

Ian Barton lists at manor-farm.org
Thu Jun 2 14:19:26 UTC 2011

On 02/06/11 14:35, Russell Gower wrote:
> On 2 Jun 2011, at 14:16, Ian Clark wrote:
>> On 1 June 2011 19:22, Russell Gower <mythtv at thegowers.me.uk
>> <mailto:mythtv at thegowers.me.uk>> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm currently building my own Debian packages for fixes/0.24 -
>>> basically I installed the source packages from debian-multimedia.org
>>> <http://debian-multimedia.org> and updated the content from git, I'd
>>> like to upgrade to master - I've tried replacing the content in the
>>> fixes/0.24 build directories with a checkout of master, but it won't
>>> build.
>> What version of Debian? I found debian 5 was too old to build 'master'
>> a good few months ago now.
> I'm running Squeeze (6.0.1)
>>> Does anyone currently build Debian packages for master?
>> Not packages, no, however I do currently build master on debian, so it
>> can be done.
> I've not tried building directly, I guess I could try that - but I
> really want to stick to using packages for installing on the
> "production" systems.

You could always use checkinstall, which will build a package from the 
compiled source for you.


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