dh-make - tool that converts source archives into Debian package source

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name dh-make
Package version 2.201604
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 164 B
Download size 31.60 KB
Official Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
This package allows you to take a standard (or upstream) source package
and convert it into a format that will allow you to build Debian packages.
After answering a few questions, dh_make will then provide a set of
templates that, after some small editing, will allow you to create a
Debian package.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dh-make_2.201605~xenial1_all.deb 2.201605~xenial1 all Ubuntu Updates Main
dh-make_2.201605~xenial1_all.deb 2.201605~xenial1 all Ubuntu Updates Main
dh-make_2.201604_all.deb 2.201604 all Ubuntu Main
dh-make - - -


Name Value
debhelper >= 9
dpkg-dev -
make -
python-enum34 -
python:any -


Type URL
Binary Package dh-make_2.201604_all.deb
Source Package dh-make

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install dh-make deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install dh-make




2016-01-25 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (2.201604) unstable; urgency=medium
* Depend on python-enum34 Closes: #811291
2016-01-10 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (2.201603) unstable; urgency=medium
* fix error with debian directory Thanks to Rytis for the patch
Closes: #810581
* Fixed bad substitutes
* Make native package changelog have medium urgency too
2016-01-09 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (2.201602) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Craig Small ]
* Fixed LGPL comment
* Added custom copyright template option
[ Ben Wiederhake ]
* Explain why version couldn't be parsed Closes: #799714
* Fix linebreaks (expect $pwd to be long)
[ Craig Small ]
* Update CVS-Browser entries Closes: #795852
* Update init.d.ex to new skeleton Closes: #711146
* watch.ex not installed on native packages Closes: #806672
* Added dh_makefont script Closes: #658154
* Changed program to python
* Dropped support for old and cdbs rules formats
* drop support for kernel patches
* drop support for kernel mods
* combine rules file into single file
* watch.ex same for all classes
* Update watch example to version 4
* Dropped multi package class, use --docs to get docs package
* prompts to change info by user Closes: #298248
* Added support for python packages Closes: #533117
* Initial changelog urgency medium (like dch)
2015-06-03 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (1.20150601) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Paul Wise ]
* Add files named like NEWS.md to the docs too
* Use multi-arch paths in the library template
* Do not distribute static libraries by default since they lead to the
possiblity of GPL violation and are not needed in most cases.
[ Yann Dirson ]
* Fix sample Vcs-Browser URLs. Closes: #756332
[ Craig Small ]
* export DH_VERBOSE in rules Closes: #786459
* Update urls to use https where possible Closes: #775040
* Remove first person in templates Closes: #752120
* Fix awkward wording in license templates Closes: #754991
* improve emacs lisp handling Closes: #774545
2014-06-17 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (1.20140617) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Craig Small ]
* New numbering scheme
* Updated to standards version 3.9.5 Closes: #748336
* fix lintian "vcs-field-not-canonical" warning Closes: #750005
* Update dh7 rules for dpkg >= 1.16.1 Closes: #737520
* Remove redundant section in control Closes: #743223
* Added misc:depends to library control Closes: #702835
* Update template to use dh compat 9 Closes: #730741
2013-11-02 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (0.63) unstable; urgency=low
* Changed default priority to optional Closes: #706164
* README.source has timestamp Closes: #703910
* Removed boilerplate notice from rules Closes: #721849
* Update to debhelper compat 9 Closes: #721738
* Portable CWD, thanks Dominik George for patch Closes: #726653
* Merged init skeleton, thanks to Mathieu Parent Closes: #709479
* Added more lintian ignores
2013-02-02 - Craig Small <csmall@debian.org>
dh-make (0.62) unstable; urgency=low
* MIT license uses MIT for debian/* files, to be consistent Closes: #683800
* options are case sensitive Closes: #684258
* Update to standard 3.9.4 Closes: 696728
* Added orig.tar.xz support Closes: #696729
* dh-make will use xz compression by default Closes: #696730
* don't install emacs by default Closes: #696793
* init.d template warns about interpreted daemons Closes: #643337

See Also

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dh-php_0.10_all.deb debhelper add-on to handle PHP PECL extensions
dh-python_2.20151103ubuntu1_all.deb Debian helper tools for packaging Python libraries and applications
dh-strip-nondeterminism_0.015-1_all.deb debhelper add-on to strip non-determinism from files
dh-translations_129_all.deb debhelper extension for translation support
dict-foldoc_20150318-1_all.deb FOLDOC dictionary database
dict-gcide_0.48.1_all.deb Comprehensive English Dictionary
dict-jargon_4.4.7-2ubuntu1_all.deb dict package for The Jargon Lexicon
dict-moby-thesaurus_1.0-6.3~fakesync1_all.deb Largest and most comprehensive thesaurus
dict-vera_1.22-1_all.deb Dictionary of computer related acronyms -- dict format
dict_1.12.1+dfsg-3_amd64.deb dictionary client
dictd_1.12.1+dfsg-3_amd64.deb dictionary server
dictionaries-common-dev_1.26.3_all.deb spelling dictionaries - developer files
dictionaries-common_1.26.3_all.deb spelling dictionaries - common utilities
dictzip_1.12.1+dfsg-3_amd64.deb compression utility for dictionary databases
diffstat_1.61-1_amd64.deb produces graph of changes introduced by a diff file