wiki:createPackagePatch

Version 2 (modified by fasma, 7 years ago) (diff)

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Create a patch for a package

Get the source code

Activate deb-sources ==

  • In a machine running Caixa Mágica Linux make sure taht in the "/etc/apt/sources.list" file the lines beggining with "deb-src" are unommented, taht means without the "#" in the beggining.
  • Now do:
    sudo apt-get update
    
  • 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