There a source package for ruby1.9.1 versioned on launchpad.net, at: https://launchpad.net/debian/sid/+source/ruby1.9.1/

How do I upload this to my PPA and compiling it for Lucid?

These are the steps I did so far:

$ pull-lp-source ruby1.9.1
pull-lp-source: Downloading ruby1.9.1 version
pull-lp-source: Downloading ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.194.orig.tar.gz from archive.ubuntu.com (11.856 MiB)
pull-lp-source: Downloading ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.194-1.debian.tar.gz from archive.ubuntu.com (0.049 MiB)
dpkg-source: info: extracting ruby1.9.1 in ruby1.9.1-     
dpkg-source: info: unpacking ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.194.orig.tar.gz
dpkg-source: info: unpacking ruby1.9.1_1.9.3.194-1.debian.tar.gz

Now I wanted to upload it into my PPA, but there is no .changes file, so it is impossible. I tried using debuild -S but it tries to sign using someone else key, so that is a dead end as well ...

How can I easily upload this (already existing) source package into my PPA for Ubuntu Lucid 64bit?


You can pick the source packages and put them on your own PPA.

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  • how? there is no source package that I know of, only the components for one with a missing .changes file. – Evgeny Aug 26 '12 at 5:48
  • What you could do is creating a Launchpad project where the source code (trunk branch) would be a cody of the Bazaar lp:debian/ruby1.9.1 branch. After that, build the packages just like them and put these packages in your PPA. – air-dex Aug 27 '12 at 0:46

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