debaux - Debian Auxiliary Programs

Distribution: Debian Sid
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: debaux
Package version: 0.1.12
Package release: 1
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 83 B
Download size: 25.23 KB
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    Binary package: debaux_0.1.12-1_all.deb
    Source package: debaux

    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install debaux deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install debaux


    2016-10-06 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.12-1) unstable; urgency=medium * Switch to generic debian/rules file (Closes: #800283, #817329). * Bump up Standards-Version.

    2010-10-07 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.11-1) experimental; urgency=low * Generate archive file from orig directory for Debian source format 3 and above. * Allow ~ in directory names * CPAN fixes: - update Standards-Version - recognize --directory option - use functions from CPAN::Shell instead of CPAN (Closes: #522704, thanks to Norbert Buchmuller <> for the patch) - make removal of empty directory chain conditional - strip off directory for CPAN builds with existing subdirectory in debian directory * Ignore comments in .dsc files * Lintian fixes: - Add proper copyright to debian/copyright file. - Fix POD error in DebAux::Util. - Bump up Standards-Version.

    2007-12-14 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.10-1) unstable; urgency=low * missing dependency to dpkg-dev added * reset locale in chroot environment to get expected messages from build process * bypass signing in chroot environment * fix problem with publishing architecture-independent packages on architectures other than i386 * --install now takes optional arguments * --lintian now checks source as well * new option --skip-patches * new option --env to pass environment variable(s) for --chroot builds * new configuration variables email and fullname * --release option adheres to proxy environment variable * build from CPAN: - move DH_COMPAT into debian/compat - create debbuild - remove underscores from Perl module names (e.g. Tree::DAG_Node becomes libtree-dagnode-perl) - support modules installed by Module::Build - set standards version to - remove empty /usr/lib directory chain * DebAux::Debconf: - set method acknowledges "value set" as successful status - fixed wrong module name in manpage * update FSF address * documentation: - --chroot option - POD fixes * switch from dh_movefiles to dh_install method, bumping DH_COMPAT to 5

    2005-12-19 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.9-1) unstable; urgency=low * --append-version fails to work in time zones to the west of GMT

    2005-10-20 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.8-1) unstable; urgency=low * fixed various problems with native packages (--chroot, inclusion of source) * arch-dependent patches * new options --append-version and --changelog-message to prepend changelog entries * reset locale before calling dpkg-buildpackage * use section perl in CPAN debian/control template * debconf-2.0 alternative dependency added (Closes: #331795, thanks to Joey Hess <>)

    2004-01-28 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.7-1) unstable; urgency=low * fixed some issues with --chroot-user * adding missing back to debaux-build's POD documentation * --release downloads original archive even if debian release number is 1, there are releases with smaller numbers like jfsutils 1.1.4-0.1 * --release works now without --chroot as well * lintian fix for copyright file

    2003-08-01 - Stefan Hornburg (Racke) <> debaux (0.1.6-1) unstable; urgency=low * found a case where debaux-build didn't split upstream version and debian release number correctly: 1.64-cvs20010402-2 * removed dh_suidregister from share/cpan/rules * misleading error message on apt-get source failure fixed * new commandline option --extra-sources * added plus to allowed characters in package directory names, e.g. libsigc++-1.0.4 (thanks to Eric Woodruff <> for the bug report)