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05Aug

Build your own .deb packages

I wanted to upgrade mydns on etch to mydns-ng and the package was missing. So I decided to build my own using checkinstall which was missing for Debian etch, so I googled it and fond a link:
# wget http://debian.nix.hu/debian/dists/etch/checkinstall/binary-i386/checkins...
installed it
# dpkg -i checkinstall_1.6.1-1_i386.deb
downloaded mydns-ng
# wget http://switch.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/mydns-ng/mydns-1.2.8.26.tar.gz
# tar -xzvf mydns-1.2.8.26.tar.gz
# cd mydns-1.2.8
the BUILD opt
Categorised under: Debian
02Jul

Downgrade a .deb package to a lower version

I recently upgraded my PHP from 5.2.9 to 5.2.10 PHP using the dotdeb repository.
Categorised under: Debian