[Pkg-exim4-users] patching exim4

Marc Haber mh+pkg-exim4-users at zugschlus.de
Sat Oct 28 15:30:21 CEST 2006

On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 10:59:16PM -0400, Michael Sprague wrote:
> I would like to build my own exim4 .debs b/ I would like to setup some 
> patches for exim4.  Specifically I'm using v4.63 from backports on sarge 
> and want to add some patches.

What kind of patches do you want to include?

>   I'm very comfortable installing the binary packages but am pretty
>   new when it comes to building my own debs from the debian source
>   package.

Unpack source package
install build-dependencies, build-essential and devscripts

that should build the unpatched package.

It is probably a good idea to use dpatch, see man dpatch-edit-patch
and the files that are already in debian/patches.


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