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put an unpacked .deb package back together

Terminal - put an unpacked .deb package back together
dpkg-repack firefox
2012-01-13 11:47:40
User: knoppix5
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put an unpacked .deb package back together

If any changes have been made to the package while it was unpacked (ie, conffiles files in /etc modi‐fied), the new package will inherit the changes.

This way you can make it easy to copy packages from one computer to another, or to recreate packages that are installed on your system, but no longer available elsewhere.

Note: dpkg-repack will place the created package in the current directory.

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That's handy. Does anyone know how to do the same with an rpm?

Comment by flatcap 255 weeks and 5 days ago

Google says:

http://rpmrebuild.sourceforge.net/

Comment by knoppix5 255 weeks and 3 days ago

Your point of view

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