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It's possible, but it's very difficult. If you really want to rebuild everything from source, you'll end up running into dependency loops which you will have to break. But if you want to persevere, instead of using apt-get build-dep you should look inside each source package's debian/control, and rebuild all the packages listed in Build-Depends and ...


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No, it can't fully automatically infer dependencies. If it had been packaged, apt-get build-dep oprofile would have helped. If you can find a package elsewhere, you can look up the dependencies there. For example, if the package exists in the next release of your distribution. e.g. here: ...


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If you compiled and installed libssl into the default /usr/local path, there is a /usr/local/ssl, but the lib is not in there; it's just directories like certs and misc -- stuff that other things would probably put in a share directory (e.g. /usr/local/share/ssl). The actual library is installed in a normal place, /usr/local/lib. Presuming you've already ...


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Using different branches is one approach, and I can suggest edits for @mestia’s answer if it seems appropriate (but read on...). Another approach is to keep different files side-by-side; see Solaar for an example of this. But both of these approaches have a significant shortcoming: they’re unsuitable for packages in Debian or Ubuntu (or probably other ...



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