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dh-make-gosa - Debianizes the source of a given gosa plugin


dh-make-gosa [OPTION]... SOURCE


dh-make-gosa takes a directory or tar ball of an existing gosa plugin and adds debian information to it. Feel free to use dpkg-buildpackage to generate your own gosa-plugin package from source or svn and enable it in the gosa.conf(5) file to activate it.


-r debian-release, --release debian-release
Set the Debian release to debian-release when generating the Debian tree. Default is the unstable release.
--dest destination-directory
Place where dh-make-gosa will place its working data while generating the source directory. Defaults to the current directory.
--section debian-section
Set the Debian section to debian-section when generating the Debian tree. Defaults to the the web section.
--depends package,package,...
Add additional dependencies to the Debian tree which did not get listed in the plugin.dsc file. This is a comma separated list of Debian package names.
-e mail, --email mail
Overrides the Debian packager defined inside the plugin.dsc file by the one specified by mail.

Example usage

# Check out a plugin from SVN
svn co /tmp/samba
# Debianize the tree cd /tmp dh-make-gosa --email --release etch --section web samba
# Build debian package cd samba dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us -rfakeroot
To build everything from the subversion repository which is GOsa related, please take a look at the contributed make-gosa-package script.


Cajus Pollmeier <>


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This code is part of GOsa (L<>)
Copyright (C) 2003-2009 GONICUS GmbH
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.
2008-04-07 GOsa v2.6