Just spent about an hour and a half trying to build a package from Ubuntu source, cludging my way through the scripts, installing dependencies as I find them. A very staggered process indeed.

Finally, I find out I just need to add deb-src <ubuntu package repo> main to my sources.list

and then run apt-get source <package-name> and apt-get build-dep <package-name>



Follow up on this, there’s actually a missing build dep for ubiquity?

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