Cool. That makes things easier.
> I'm not really sure what you consider a "real package" that you need the official debian tools to create. can you expand on what the requirements are for a "real package"
One that is uploadable to the archive.
> I am saying that I don't think you can just run checkinstall on an arbitrary source tree and consider the result ready to be uploaded to the debian archives
Right. That's what I was trying to get at and it's the answer I expected. But at least it provides a starting point.
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