debmake-doc - Guide for Debian Maintainers

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name debmake-doc
Package version 1.9
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 4.99 KB
Download size 2.78 MB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
debmake-doc_1.9-1_all.deb 1.9 all Debian Main
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Binary Package debmake-doc_1.9-1_all.deb
Source Package debmake-doc

Install Howto

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




2017-09-17 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.9-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Drop cover image. 
* Update advice to novice.
* Update and add workflow with debhelper.
* Add reminder for non-debmake workflow.
* Mention ssh as TIP.
* Enable CJ PDF build.  (Needs more translation.) 
2017-09-17 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Boyuan Yang ]
* Add initial Simplified Chinese translation.
* Fix a few typos in asciidoc documents.
* Workaround quotation mark problem for PDF documents.
* Use HTTPS in d/copyright.
* Drop version restriction for asciidoc in d/control.
* Point dummy d/watch file to website.
* Update XeTeX font selection descriptions.
* Refresh translation PO files.
* Various text fixes.
[ Osamu Aoki ]
* Deprecate d/menu files.
* Update build system.
* Use https URLs and fix xref.  Closes: #861417
* Fix typo and update customization contents.  Closes: #873441
2016-12-11 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.7-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix Vcs-Git data. 
2016-11-25 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.7-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add "Native Debian source package without extraneous files"
* Refine text and fix typos.
* Fix FTBFS due to missing lintian dependency.  Closes: #846734
* Update example scripts not to cause lintian errors.
* Add --local option to work with new debuild interaction with
2016-11-23 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.6-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add "Rebuilding package without extraneous diffs".
* Move python module description.
* Refine text and fix typos.
2016-11-18 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.5-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Reorganize "Simple Example" section.
* Reinforce package customization and VCS related contents.
* Move some sections.
* Add some hints for debugging.
2016-10-18 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.4-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Work around "script -q" bug.
* Reorganize debian/control section.
* Use gbp.
* Update debian/control stanzas.
* Add pointer to debug tools.  Closes: #771333
2016-10-17 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Add typical multiarch package split scenario examples.
Closes: #840158
* Add bash-completion.
* Stress use of licensecheck.
2016-03-20 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Mention -dbgsym packages.
* Fix: Use = instead for dependency.  Closes: #795563
2015-10-28 - Osamu Aoki <>
debmake-doc (1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix typos. (Including root cause of #793654)
* Add B-D: python3-gi, gir1.2-gtk-3.0 Closes: #802395
* Mention DDEB activity for -deb.

See Also

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debmake_4.3.0-1_all.deb helper script to make the Debian source package
debmirror_2.29_all.deb Debian partial mirror script, with ftp and package pool support
debocker_0.2.1_all.deb docker-powered package builder for Debian
debomatic_0.23+git20180514-1_all.deb automatic build machine for Debian source packages
debootstick_2.0_amd64.deb Turn a chroot environment into a bootable image
debootstrap_1.0.106_all.deb Bootstrap a basic Debian system
deborphan_1.7.28.8-0.3+b1_amd64.deb program that can find unused packages, e.g. libraries
debos_1.0.0+git20180328.8f2bc2a-1_amd64.deb Debian OS builder
debpartial-mirror_0.3.1+nmu1_all.deb tools to create partial Debian mirrors
debpear_0.5_all.deb automatically builds and installs PEAR package as Debian packages
debram-data_2.0.0.5_all.deb debram's architecture-independent data
debram_2.0.0.5_amd64.deb ramified catalog of available commands
debroster_1.18_all.deb A package for use at expos
debsecan_0.4.19_all.deb Debian Security Analyzer
debsig-verify_0.19_amd64.deb Debian package signature verification tool