Building Debian Packages

When writing packages for Debian, one of the biggest problems is determining the packages to be put in Build-Depends Sometimes, a single dependency in Build-Depends ends up building the package successfully on your machine while it fails on other machines. This is where pbuilder is really handy. It allows you to have bare minimal Debian OS releases, to which you can pass the package to build. It downloads the Build- Depends and then does a build in the clean Debian build environment. [Read More]