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build vim debian ubuntu deb

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sudo apt-get install mercurial
sudo apt-get build-dep vim
# switch to appropriate directory (I use ~/local/ubuntu-pkgs/vim)
hg clone
cd vim
hg checkout unstable
debian/rules update-orig
cd ..
# there are your debs
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# switch to checkout directory
hg pull
hg update
debian/rules update-orig
graywh commented

When vim-lesstif was removed, some of the files were left in my working copy, which I had to delete before the build would work.


Used to have -i -I options for dpkg-buildpackage, but I'm not sure why....

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