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Debian Packaging Tutorial
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Contact: Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org>

This tutorial is an introduction to Debian packaging. It teaches prospective
developers how to modify existing packages, how to create their own packages,
and how to interact with the Debian community.

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It includes a tutorial and three practical sessions:
 - modifying the 'grep' package
 - packaging the 'gnujump' game from scratch
 - packaging a Java library
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Contributing to this tutorial
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This tutorial is available on git.debian.org:
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Gitweb: http://git.debian.org/?p=collab-maint/packaging-tutorial.git
or git clone git://git.debian.org/collab-maint/packaging-tutorial.git
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Thanks
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Many people have contributed to this tutorial, and it would not be
possible to list them all there. In particular:
- Phil Hands contributed to the slides while preparing a tutorial for UKUUG;
  see http://www.ukuug.org/events/debian2011/

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Legal stuff
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This tutorial is
Copyright (c) 2011 Lucas Nussbaum <lucas@debian.org>

This document is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
either (at your option):
- The terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software
  Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later
  version.
  On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General
  Public License version 3 can be found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-3'.
  It can also be found on the web: http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html
- The terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License,
  which can be found at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode.