[Vm-dev] making a unix release package

Alex Bradbury asb at asbradbury.org
Thu Jun 27 19:51:07 UTC 2013

On 27 June 2013 20:19, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 27, 2013 at 10:28:42AM -0700, tim Rowledge wrote:
>> Now that I can actually make Pi VMs with or without the fast blt at will, I'd like to be able to assemble a package that I can send out to a few people for testing. I feel sure there used to be a makefile target to do this but can't spot anything that appears appropriate in the current setup.
>> So how does one do it these days?
> I don't know how to do it the right way, but if you are in a hurry
> and don't mind doing it the wrong way, just do a "make install" and
> tar up the results. I am away and can't give you the specifics, but
> I'll try to follow up later.

A slightly better quick-and-dirty way is to use checkinstall:


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