Build Tools - backports (Xenial & newer)

PPA description

Build tools (cmake 3.18.6, meson 0.56.2, vala 0.48.15) for Xenial & newer.

                   Build tools - backports (Xenial & newer)

autoconf, cmake (3.18.6), cowdancer (0.89), d-shlibs (0.98), debian-keyring (2020.12.24), debootstrap (1.0.123), distro-info (1.0), distro-info-data (0.46), dwz (0.14), git-buildpackage (0.9.20), glslang (11.2.0), googletest (, help2man (1.47.16), meson (0.56.2), nasm (2.15.05), ninja-build (1.10.2), pbuilder (0.231), pristine-tar (1.49), pystring (1.1.3+git20200203), scons (3.1.2), scour (0.38.2), shaderc (2020.5), shellcheck (0.71), spirv-headers (1.5.4.git20210219), spirv-tools (2020.7), umockdev (0.14.1), vala (0.48.15), xapian-core (1.4.18)

Focal & Groovy: samba (4.11.6 Focal / 4.12.5 Groovy, rebuild with fix for other software FTBFS when using libsmbclient, ie. FFmpeg with smbclient)

Bionic & Focal: qtbase-opensource-src (5.9.5/5.12.8 with patched qopenglext.h to match official Khronos GL headers fixing builds of certain other software, ie. i386 arch gst-plugins-good1.0 built against qt5base-dev and libgles-dev)

Bionic only: libhttp-tiny-multipart-perl (0.08), libgitlab-api-v4-perl (0.13) (these two packages are found at ppa:savoury1/perl-xenial for Xenial sysetms)

Xenial & Bionic: asciidoc, bzr (2.7.0+bzr6622), cfortran, cmocka (1.1.5), cppunit (1.15.1), debhelper (11.3.5 patched for no dbgsym), debian-archive-keyring, devscripts (2.20.2), dh-cargo, *fortran-mod (0.12), *golang, *python (3.20190308), *r (20200104), *runit, *sysuser, *virtualenv, doxygen (1.8.17), dpkg-repack (1.46), fig2dev, flex, gflags, git-build-recipe (0.3.6), go-md2man, golang-1.13 (1.13 defaults), guile-2.2 (2.2.7+1), icmake, javatools (0.72.10), jdupes, lazr.restfulclient, libtool, make-dfsg, mdocml, meliae, node-normalize.css, openstack-pkg-tools (99), optipng, pkg-js-tools (0.9.31), python-distro (1.3.0), *launchpadlib (1.10.7), quilt (0.65), ubuntu-keyring (2020.02.11), xdelta, yodl (4.02.02)

Xenial only: asm (6.0), autoconf{-archive,-dickey,2.13,2.64}, autogen, automake-1.15, autotools-dev, binutils (2.28), binutils-mingw-w64, camlp4, capnproto, cdbs, cppo, datefudge, dblatex, dejagnu, desktop-file-utils, dh-autoreconf, *buildinfo, *linktree, *ocaml, *php, docbook-to-man, *utils, *xml, *xsl, dpatch, dpkg (, fakeroot (1.22), findlib, gcc-mingw-w64 (20.2), gcovr, glib2.0, gnome-common, *pkg-tools, gobject-introspection, gperf, gtk-doc (1.27), guile-2.0 (2.0.13), hevea, lablgl, lablgtk2, labltk, lcov, libarchive-cpio-perl, libdoxygen-filter*, libiberty, libsass, libsys-cpuaffinity-perl, libunwind, lintian (2.5.81), llvm-defaults (0.41~exp4 for LLVM 6.0), log4cplus, lptools, lwt, m4, maven-repo-helper, mingw-w64 (5.0.3), mozilla-devscripts (0.53), node-source-map, ocaml, ocaml-ctypes, *fileutils, *result, *ssl, *text, ocamlbuild, ounit, pcre-ocaml, peg, pkg-kde-tools, pkgbinarymangler (144), po-debconf, po4a, ppx-tools, re2c, react, sassc, sgml-base, strip-nondeterminism, stylebook, swig, systemtap, ubuntu-dev-tools (0.172), xml-core, yui-compressor, zzuf

  * denotes a shorthand package name with a common prefix or suffix removed


*** Install ***

For Xenial: To install gcc-mingw-w64 20.2 and mingw-w64 5.0.3 (both depend on GCC >= 7) an additional PPA is required. For those packages do these steps:

  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/toolchain
  sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/build-tools
  sudo apt-get update

*** Build ***

This PPA has build dependencies on:


Additionally, for Xenial & Bionic:


Additionally, for Xenial only:


The referenced toolchain PPA provides a build of GCC 7.5.0 for Xenial, which allows backporting of both gcc-mingw-w64 20.2 and mingw-w64 5.0.3 to Xenial.

Note: Only devscripts uses ppa:savoury1/apt-xenial and ppa:savoury1/gpg for GPG tests that require gpgconf (only found in GPG >= 2.2). Newer APT packages are also required by newer than Xenial GPG packages, hence both dependencies.

Adding this PPA to your system

You can update your system with unsupported packages from this untrusted PPA by adding ppa:savoury1/build-tools to your system's Software Sources. (Read about installing)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:savoury1/build-tools
sudo apt-get update
Technical details about this PPA

This PPA can be added to your system manually by copying the lines below and adding them to your system's software sources.

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For questions and bugs with software in this PPA please contact Rob Savoury.

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asciidoc 8.6.10-3~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-02)
asciidoc 8.6.10-3~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-02)
asm 6.0-1~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury (2020-01-03)
autoconf 2.69-14~20.10.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-29)
autoconf 2.69-14~20.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-29)
autoconf 2.69-14~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-29)
autoconf 2.69-14~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-29)
autoconf-archive 20170928-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-02)
autoconf-dickey 2.52+20170501-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-08)
autoconf2.13 2.13-68~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-22)
autoconf2.64 2.64+dfsg-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-04)
autogen 1:5.18.12-4~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-11)
automake-1.15 1:1.15.1-3ubuntu2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-08)
autotools-dev 20180224.1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-08)
binutils 2.28-5ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-11-16)
binutils-mingw-w64 7.4ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-11-16)
bzr 2.7.0+bzr6622-13~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-09-08)
bzr 2.7.0+bzr6622-13~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-09-08)
camlp4 4.05+1-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-19)
capnproto 0.6.1-1ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-18)
cdbs 0.4.156ubuntu4~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-10)
cfortran 20110621-1~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-23)
cfortran 20110621-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-23)
cmake 3.18.6-0ubuntu1~20.10.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-23)
cmake 3.18.6-0ubuntu1~20.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-23)
cmake 3.18.6-0ubuntu1~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-23)
cmake 3.18.6-0ubuntu1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-23)
cmocka 1.1.5-2~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-10-17)
cmocka 1.1.5-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-10-17)
cowdancer 0.89~20.10.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
cowdancer 0.89~20.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
cowdancer 0.89~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
cowdancer 0.89~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
cppo 1.5.0-2build2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-19)
cppunit 1.15.1-2~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-11)
cppunit 1.15.1-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-11)
d-shlibs 0.98~20.10.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
d-shlibs 0.98~20.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
d-shlibs 0.98~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
d-shlibs 0.98~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
datefudge 1.22~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-10)
dblatex 0.3.10-2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-02)
debhelper 11.3.5ubuntu0~18.04.sav0 (Newer version available) Rob Savoury (2019-12-13)
debhelper 11.3.5ubuntu0~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-13)
debian-archive-keyring 2019.1ubuntu2~18.04.sav1 Rob Savoury (2020-01-04)
debian-archive-keyring 2019.1ubuntu2~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury (2020-01-04)
debian-keyring 2020.12.24~20.10.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
debian-keyring 2020.12.24~20.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
debian-keyring 2020.12.24~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
debian-keyring 2020.12.24~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-02-27)
debootstrap 1.0.123ubuntu1.1~20.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
debootstrap 1.0.123ubuntu1.1~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
debootstrap 1.0.123ubuntu1.1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-02)
dejagnu 1.6.1-1~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-19)
desktop-file-utils 0.23-1ubuntu3.16.04.2sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-02)
devscripts 2.20.2~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-22)
devscripts 2.20.2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2021-03-22)
dh-autoreconf 17~16.04.sav1 Rob Savoury (2020-01-04)
dh-buildinfo 0.11+nmu2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-08)
dh-cargo 20~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-27)
dh-cargo 20~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-27)
dh-fortran-mod 0.12+18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-08)
dh-fortran-mod 0.12+16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-08)
dh-golang 1.48~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-11-03)
dh-golang 1.48~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-11-03)
dh-linktree 0.6~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-06-23)
dh-ocaml 1.1.0~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-01-18)
dh-php 0.29~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-02-03)
dh-python 3.20190308~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-03)
dh-python 3.20190308~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2019-12-03)
dh-r 20200104~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-29)
dh-r 20200104~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-08-29)
dh-runit 2.8.14ubuntu2~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-02-09)
dh-runit 2.8.14ubuntu2~16.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-02-09)
dh-sysuser 1.3.3~18.04.sav0 Rob Savoury (2020-02-04)
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