[postgis] anyone tried packaging for debian?

John Reid jgreid at uow.edu.au
Sun Dec 30 02:00:14 PST 2001

Bernhard, that ./debian/rules trick worked beautifully.  Thanks :-)


Bernhard Reiter wrote:

>Thought about it,
>but I do not know enough about building debs.
>I could easily install postgis using the postgresql source package so.
>	apt-get install postgresql postgresql-dev
>	apt-get build-dep postgresql
>	apt-get source postgresql
>	cd postgresql-7.1.3
>        	./debian/rules config.cache
>		# untar postgis
>        	cd contrib/postgis-0.6.2
>			make
>			# ...
>On Fri, Dec 28, 2001 at 12:51:42PM -0800, Paul Ramsey wrote:
>>Nope. Having done the packaging for RPM once, the best bet is to take
>>the sources and configs used for the generic postgresql DEBs, add in the
>>postgis stuff, and build the whole mess from there. 
>>John Reid wrote:
>>>Just wondering - has anyone thought about, or even better tried,
>>>producing a postgis package for debian?  

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