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I was doing a launchpad ppa for my ant project using jdeb.

when I had the unpleasant surprise in the last step that ubuntu ppa actually builds the package from the repository, not just accepts signed debian files.

  • Is there anyway for me to upload my project without having to use a alien build system for the ubuntu sandbox ?

  • ie: can i call ant in their sandbox ?

  • Also considering that I depend on some (but not all but that is already solved in my ant file) binary jars libraries ?

  • Is it impossible without compiling and including the source of all libraries used that are not in the repositories ?

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