I have a manually created
.deb, and I'd like to upload it to a PPA.
My question is as follows:
- Is that possible?
and If so,
- how do I do that?
No, you cannot do that. Launchpad does not allow uploading of binary packages directly. It needs you to upload the
How did you build this tarball? You had the packaging directory which was
This is how I do:
If everything was fine, then three files are created - that
I hope you would be using pbuilder/cowbuilder or any such builder of your choice to create the deb file.
Rest you have to do is
Ofcourse you need to create a PPA of that name
In case your dependencies are ruby gems which use incompatible packaging system, then you can use
You can't upload a .deb, you need to upload the sources for the .deb for the PPA to make them (this, if your .deb is architecture-dependant, allows it to be built for both 32bit and 64bit then!). See here on getting started with that.