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NAME

apt-build − Fetch sources and build packages optimized for your architecture.

SYNOPSIS

apt-build [ options ] [ update ] [ upgrade ] [ world ] [ install pkg ] [ remove pkg ] [ info pkg ]

DESCRIPTION

apt-build is an apt-get frontend to build and install architecture optimized packages.

COMMANDS

update

Retrieve new lists of packages

upgrade

Perform an upgrade

world

Rebuild your system

install

Build and install new packages

source

Download and extract source in the build directory

info

Info on a package which could be built

remove

Remove packages

clean-build

Erase built packages

clean-sources

Call debian/rules clean in source directories

build-source

Build source without installing them

update-source

Update sources and rebuild them if they are missing in the repository

build-repository

Rebuild the repository

OPTIONS

--help 

Shows help

--nowrapper

Do not use the gcc wrapper

--remove-builddep

Remove build-dependencies installed by apt-build

--no-source

Don’t download source

--build-dir

Specify build-dir

--build-only

Build package only

--rebuild

Rebuild a package

--reinstall

Build and install an already installed package

--build-command <command>

Use this command to build package

--patch <file>

Apply this patch before build (you can use this option one or several times)

--patch-strip, -p <number>

Prefix to strip on patch (0 = -p0, 1 = -p1 ...)

--yes, -y

Assume yes

--purge

Use purge instead of remove

--noupdate

Do not run ’apt-get update’ before package installation

--sources-list

Specify sources.list file

--apt-get

Specify an alternative apt-get command

--apt-cache

Specify an alternative apt-cache command

--force-yes

Force yes

--source

Do not download source (sources are extracted already)

--repository-dir

Specify the repository directory

--target-release

Distribution to fetch packages from

--config

Specify an alternative configuration file

--version-v

Show version

BUGS

Many.

AUTHOR

apt-build was written by Julien Danjou <acid [AT] debian.org> with many contributors.

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