Building a Debian package

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It is simple to build a Debian package for ASCEND, at least on Ubuntu systems, by making use of our bespoke build tool, dtar.

To make Debian packages for other Linux distros, you will still be able to use dtar, but you will need to prepare a modified set of files in the 'debian.tar.gz' archive.

Some good advice for us here: The Why and How of Getting Packaged.