[Pkg-exim4-users] patching exim4

Michael Sprague mfs at saneinc.net
Sat Oct 28 18:28:47 CEST 2006

Marc Haber wrote:
> 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?

The spamd patch that allows an MX like setting for several spamd servers.

>>   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

Got that.

> install build-dependencies, build-essential and devscripts
> debuild

Are the above a list of debian packages that are needed?  I don't see 
build-dependencies or debuild on the master package list at debian.org.

> 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.

Thanks, I'll take a look at it.


Michael F. Sprague     | mfs at saneinc.net
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