[oe] debian packaging
theBohemian at gmx.net
Tue Feb 10 03:56:56 CET 2009
Mike Turquette schrieb:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to understand more about debian packaging in OE. I know
> that OE can churn out dpkg's as a result, but does OE have a way to
> intelligently make use of source code that has a 'debian' directory
> complete with rules and all of that?
OE's debian packaging has nothing to do with the 'debian' directory.
> By 'intelligently' I mean can OE determine what DEPENDS and RDEPENDS
> should be, based on the dpkg control info and can it figure out what
> needs to go into staging? I'm hoping for something analogous to
> autotools.bbclass which uses stuff in the source (instead of the
> recipe) to figure out much of the configuration and decision-making.
It is the other way round: By declaring you want .deb as output it will
take a package's RDEPENDS and many other information to create a deb's
The mamona project has some support for creating debian source packages,
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