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Build a Debian binary package in a clean chroot environment. More information:

  • Build the package in the current directory:


  • Build the given package:

sbuild {{package}}

  • Build for a certain distribution:

sbuild --dist {{distribution}}

  • Build using custom dependencies (if a directory is passed, all files ending with .deb are used):

sbuild --extra-package {{path/to/file_or_directory}}

  • Run a shell in case of build failure to further investigate:

sbuild --build-failed-commands=%SBUILD_SHELL

  • Cross build for a certain architecture:

sbuild --host {{architecture}}

  • Build for the given native architecture:

sbuild --arch {{architecture}}