Created: 2008-10-03 11:46
Updated: 2019-02-10 20:14
License: apache-2.0


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Debian packages in Java

This library provides an Ant task and a Maven plugin to create Debian packages from Java builds in a truly cross platform manner. Build your Debian packages on any platform that has Java support. Windows, Linux, OS X - it doesn't require additional native tools installed.

Check the documentation on how to use it with Maven or Ant. Especially don't forget to check out the examples. Current javadocs and a source xref is also available.

Where to get it

The jars are available in the Maven central repository.

If you feel adventurous or want to help out feel free to get the latest code via git.

git clone git://github.com/tcurdt/jdeb.git

Where to ask questions

via gitter

via git issue

Working towards jdeb 2.0

Over the years jdeb has grown more and more powerful - but also got more complex. In order to simplify the usage and apply what we have learned we are taking a step back. If you want to help to shape the usage of jdeb 2.0 feel free to contribute to the planning.

Related projects

Some links to other cross platform tools to package Linux applications:

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