Linux Command Library


create Debian packages which wrap .tap files

tap2deb [options]

Create a ready to upload Debian package in ".build"
, --unsigned

do not sign the Debian package

-t, --tapfile <tapfile>

Build the application around the given .tap (default twistd.tap)

-y, --type <type>

The configuration has the given type . Allowable types are tap, source, xml and python. The first three types are mktap output formats, while the last one is a manual building of application (see twistd(1), the -y option).

-p, --protocol <protocol>

The name of the protocol this will be used to serve. This is intended as a part of the description. Default is the name of the tapfile, minus any extensions.

-d, --debfile <debfile>

The name of the debian package. Default is ’twisted-’+protocol.

-V, --set-version <version>

The version of the Debian package. The default is 1.0

-e, --description <description>

The one-line description. Default is uninteresting.

-l, --long_description <long_description>

A multi-line description. Default is explanation about this being an automatic package created from tap2deb.

-m, --maintainer <maintainer>

The maintainer, as "Name Lastname <email address>". This will go in the meta-files, as well as be used as the id to sign the package.


Output version information and exit.

Written by Moshe Zadka, based on twistd’s help messages

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