Helper for converting Debian packages into Guix package definitions
guix-import-debian reads the Debian package description and
.debian.tar.gz from the debian package servers and creates a
(hopefully useful) Guix package definition. Of course, this definition
needs to be reworked to make everything fine for committing to the
This basically saves you some typing and collecting data. it does not doe the remaining work for you.
Typically things to to are:
- check the source definitons
- check the inputs and native-inputs
- check the synopsis and description
- check the outputs
- test if building works as expected
- run guix lint
- and all the other
The downloaded debian file for this package can be found in $TMP (may be changed using option --tempdir), so you can easily continue your research.
Requirements and Installation
|Please note:||This package is meant for developers, thus installations instructions are meant for developers.|
guix-import-debian is listed on PyPI (Python Package Index), so
you can install it using
pip install guix-import-debian as usual. Please
refer to the manuals of
pip for further information.
Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.
|File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help||Version||File Type||Upload Date|
|guix-import-debian-0.1.tar.bz2 (8.4 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256||–||Source||May 1, 2016|
|guix-import-debian-0.1.zip (16.3 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256||–||Source||May 1, 2016|