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NAME

       apt-build  -  Fetch  sources  and  build  packages  optimized  for your
       architecture.

SYNOPSIS

       apt-build [ options ] [ update ] [ upgrade ] [ world ] [ install pkg  ]
       [ remove pkg ] [ info pkg ]

DESCRIPTION

       apt-build  is  an  apt-get  frontend  to build and install architecture
       optimized packages.

COMMANDS

       update Retrieve new lists of packages

       upgrade
              Perform an upgrade

       world  Rebuild your system

       install
              Build and install new packages

       source Download and extract source in the build directory

       info   Info on a package which could be built

       remove Remove packages

       clean-build
              Erase built packages

       clean-sources
              Call debian/rules clean in source directories

       build-source
              Build source without installing them

       update-source
              Update sources and rebuild them  if  they  are  missing  in  the
              repository

       build-repository
              Rebuild the repository

OPTIONS

       --help
              Shows help

       --nowrapper
              Do not use the gcc wrapper

       --remove-builddep
              Remove build-dependencies installed by apt-build

       --no-source
              Don't download source

       --build-dir
              Specify build-dir

       --build-only
              Build package only

       --rebuild
              Rebuild a package

       --reinstall
              Build and install an already installed package

       --build-command <command>
              Use this command to build package

       --patch <file>
              Apply  this  patch  before build (you can use this option one or
              several times)

       --patch-strip, -p <number>
              Prefix to strip on patch (0 = -p0, 1 = -p1 ...)

       --yes, -y
              Assume yes

       --purge
              Use purge instead of remove

       --noupdate
              Do not run 'apt-get update' before package installation

       --sources-list
              Specify sources.list file

       --apt-get
              Specify an alternative apt-get command

       --apt-cache
              Specify an alternative apt-cache command

       --force-yes
              Force yes

       --source
              Do not download source (sources are extracted already)

       --repository-dir
              Specify the repository directory

       --target-release
              Distribution to fetch packages from

       --config
              Specify an alternative configuration file

       --version, -v
              Show version

BUGS

       Many.

AUTHOR

       apt-build was written by  Julien  Danjou  <acid@debian.org>  with  many
       contributors.