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Debian APT Repository



On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 9:27 PM, Kim George <kim.george83 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I'd like to try and tackle this automation project. Is there someone willing
> to be a point of contact to help me with any issues or do I just forward
> them to the users group?
>
> ________________________________
> From: Joel Sherrill <joel.sherrill at oarcorp.com>
> To: Alin Rus <alin.codejunkie at gmail.com>
> Cc: Kim George <kim.george83 at yahoo.com>; RTEMS Users Group
> <rtems-users at rtems.org>
> Sent: Wed, May 12, 2010 1:54:10 PM
> Subject: Re: Debian APT Repository
>
> On 05/12/2010 12:51 PM, Alin Rus wrote:
>> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 8:26 PM, Alin Rus<alin.codejunkie at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 8:19 PM, Kim George<kim.george83 at yahoo.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'm interested in setting up the Debian package APT repository and
>>>> updating
>>>> the wiki with details of Debian based installation of development tools.
>>>>? From reading the website it sounds like there's already .deb packages
>>>> that
>>>> have been created by one of the GSoC people. Can anyone point me towards
>>>> where these are so I can set up the repository.
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Kim George
>>>> _______________________________________________
>>>> rtems-users mailing list
>>>> rtems-users at rtems.org
>>>> http://www.rtems.org/mailman/listinfo/rtems-users
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>> http://epics.nsls2.bnl.gov/debian/
>>>
>>>
>> Ok, just found out that there was a gsoc project, does anyone know if
>> it's still maintained?
>>
>> http://code.google.com/p/rtems-debian-pkg/
>>
>>
>>
> No.? We wanted to merge it and support it but the student's
> approach required the maintenance of 100s of files.? The
> RPM specs are generated by autoconf, Makefile's, sed, etc
> from fragments and are easier to maintain.
>
> If deb packaging can be generated in a similar manner to
> the rpm specs in rtems/contrib/crossrpms, then we would
> love to see this merged.
>
> Then it is just an issue of being able to build them
> at OAR and host them.? That is another entirely
> different issue to address.
>
> --joel
>
>
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>

I guess one way to achieve this would be to "reuse" the official
debian packages:

apt-get source gcc-4.4
remove all specific patches
add rtems patch
modify rules.patch
modify prefix rules2

build package

-- 
Alin Rus