Although the concepts involved in preparing a Debian (
.deb) source package and publishing it on an Ubuntu PPA are simple, due to the many moving parts involved, it’s not easy to find a single source of information.
This article provides all the information required to perform the process, using a trivial program as an example.
A second article will introduce other concepts, using a Golang program as an example.
- About the approach and standards
- The procedure
- Preparing the source package
- Building the source package
- Uploading the package
- Deleting a package
- Using the PPA