[kwlug-disc] topic request
eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Fri Apr 30 21:20:29 EDT 2010
Packaging apps isn't much related to building the kernel. To build
the kernel, Debian provides a whole set of tools (make-kpkg and kin) to
do the work for you.
I could do a whole presentation on .deb packaging, too. That's a whole
different ball game, too. There's a lot of information to cover, from
downloading source packages and patching and repackaging to importing
git sources to quilt and cdbs... the list goes on and on. I don't know
where I'd start--there's a lot you could cover.
Again, can't commit on time right now though.
On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 09:07:25PM -0400, Khalid Baheyeldin wrote:
> How about you expand that to include packaging application as .deb?
> Would that make for a 2 hour-ish presentation.
> On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 8:54 PM, Eric Gerlach
> <eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca<eric%2Bkwlug at gerlach.ca>
> > wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 11:19:40PM -0400, Stephen Palmateer wrote:
> > > Permission to request a discussion about building the linux kernel from
> > > source.
> > >
> > > I am attempting to build the CentOS 5.4 kernel from source and am
> > > frustrating my colleagues with questions they cannot answer.
> > >
> > > I have only been using linux (of one colour or another) for about a year
> > now
> > > and have been attending the KWLUG meetings for the last four months.
> > I can do something on building kernels The Debian Way (TM) (also
> > includes Ubuntu), but I can't help with CentOS. I could probably split
> > the presentation with someone else.
> > No demos though... takes a little while to build a kernel :-)
> > Also, I'm not ready to commit to a date on this one, so don't sign me
> > up.
> > Cheers,
> > Eric
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