debemacs

#+TITLE: Packaging Emacs packages for Debian
#+AUTHOR: David Bremner
#+PROPERTY: header-args:sh :results output :session demo :output session
* Why Debian Packages for Emacs addons?
** For users
- Extra layer of curation 
- Integration testing
- Non-emacs dependencies are easy
- Co-operates with other =package.el= sources, e.g. /Melpa stable/.
** For admins
- Familiar tools
- Known trust model
- Building VM images
- Stable releases

* Packaging demo
** setup
#+begin_src sh :var dir=(expand-file-name default-directory)
export SUDO_ASKPASS=/usr/bin/ssh-askpass
export DPKG_COLORS=never
export DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive
cd $dir
rm -rf build
mkdir build
cd build
#+end_src

** grab the source
#+begin_src sh
git clone -q -o upstream https://github.com/takaxp/org-tree-slide.git
#+end_src

** generate the packaging
#+begin_src sh
cd org-tree-slide
dh-make-elpa --pkg-emacsen
#+end_src

** inspecting the results
#+begin_src elisp
(dired "build/org-tree-slide/debian")
(dired-hide-details-mode)
#+end_src

** building the package

#+begin_src sh
dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us -b
#+end_src

** install the package
#+begin_src sh
sudo -A env NEEDRESTART_SUSPEND=y DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive \
        apt-get install --reinstall -q -y  ../elpa-org-tree-slide*.deb </dev/null
#+end_src

** activate the package
#+begin_src elisp
(package-initialize)
(locate-library "org-tree-slide")
#+end_src

#+begin_src sh
dpkg -L elpa-org-tree-slide < /dev/null
#+end_src

* Cleanup this buffer
#+begin_src elisp
(org-babel-remove-result-one-or-many 't)
#+end_src

* Configuration
# Local Variables:
# org-confirm-babel-evaluate: nil
# End: