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Old 10-19-2007, 03:32 PM   #1
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source code packages from repositories

I have source code packages in the repositories for apt. How can I compile them using apt?
Old 10-19-2007, 03:36 PM   #2
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"man apt-get" has info. "apt-get source -b packagename" will download and build the package for you.


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