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This page explains how to create Debian packages for the [[FPC]] compiler itself.
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* for more general information about [[FPC]] release, see [[Release engineering]] page.
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* for information on creating Debian packages for any application, see [[Debian package structure]].
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== Debian Packaging ==
 
This page aims to explain how to create debian packages for FPC.
 
 
=== Getting sources ===
 
=== Getting sources ===
 
FPC sources are managed using SVN. The most convenient way to get sources in order to build a release is using the svn export command :
 
FPC sources are managed using SVN. The most convenient way to get sources in order to build a release is using the svn export command :
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=== Building packages ===
 
=== Building packages ===
For general information about building FPC release packages, please refer to the [[Release engineering]] page.
 
 
 
The top make file of the fpcbuild-x.y.z branch supports the <b>deb</b> target which is intended to build Debian packages from source.
 
The top make file of the fpcbuild-x.y.z branch supports the <b>deb</b> target which is intended to build Debian packages from source.
 
  make deb
 
  make deb
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Latest revision as of 04:20, 26 August 2020

This page explains how to create Debian packages for the FPC compiler itself.


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Getting sources

FPC sources are managed using SVN. The most convenient way to get sources in order to build a release is using the svn export command :

svn export http://svn.freepascal.org/svn/fpcbuild/tags/release_x_y_z fpcbuild-x.y.z

Building packages

The top make file of the fpcbuild-x.y.z branch supports the deb target which is intended to build Debian packages from source.

make deb

However, users may want to use their own packeging rules file

make deb DEBDIR=<some path to debian dir>

Or use a particular libgdb version

make deb GDBLIBDIR=<path/${OS_TARGET}/${CPU_TARGET}>

How it works

To be continued...