Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: Debian UtilitiesIndex
Return to Main Contents
cvs-debi - install cvs-buildpackage/cvs-debuild generated package
is run from the CVS working directory after
. It uses the
system to locate the .changes
generated in that run. It then runs debpkg -i
archive listed in the .changes
file to install
them, assuming that all of the .deb
archives live in the same
directory as the .changes
file. Note that you probably don't
want to run this program on a .changes
file relating to a
different architecture after cross-compiling the package!
If a list of packages is given on the command line, then only those
debs with names in this list of packages will be installed.
Note that unlike cvs-buildpackage, the only way to specify the
source package name is with the -P option; you cannot simply
have it as the last command-line parameter.
Since installing a package requires root privileges, debi calls
debpkg rather than dpkg directly. Thus debi will
only be useful if it is either being run as root or debpkg can
be run as root. See debpkg(1) for more details.
All current cvs-buildpackage
options are silently accepted;
however, only the ones listed below have any effect. For more details
on all of them, see the cvs-buildpackage
- -adebian-architecture, -tGNU-system-type
See dpkg-architecture(1) for a description of these options.
They affect the search for the .changes file. They are provided
to mimic the behaviour of dpkg-buildpackage when determining the
name of the .changes file.
The name of the CVS module.
The name of the package.
The version number of the package.
The CVS tag to use for exporting sources.
- -Rroot directory
Root of the original sources archive.
- -Wwork directory
The full path name for the cvs-buildpackage working directory.
This option provides the CVS default module prefix.
- --help, --version
Show help message and version information respectively.
was written by Manoj Srivastava, and the
current version of debi
was written by Julian Gilbey
>. They have been combined into this program by
- SEE ALSO