Create a patch for a package

Get the source code

Activate deb-sources

  • In a machine running Caixa Mágica Linux make sure that in the "/etc/apt/sources.list" file the lines beginning with "deb-src" are not commented, that means without the "#" in the beginning.
  • Now do:
    sudo apt-get update

Get the source

Now download the source of the package you want to change:

mkdir package_name
cd package_name
apt-get source package name

Create the patch

Sending the patch

Last modified 8 years ago Last modified on Feb 10, 2012, 4:45:16 PM