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Ship a (hopefully usable) .deb of the patched wget

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  2. BIN lib/wget_1.13.4-3.1_i386.deb
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@@ -17,6 +17,10 @@ you're testing something), be aware that TOSBack2 also exposes a number of
bugs in common versions of wget. As of December 2011, there are two bugs you
might need to patch yourself!
+(FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE, a patched version of the wget source can be found in
+lib/wget-1.13.4/ . There is also a binary .deb that Debian and Ubuntu users
+can try in lib/. More hints on building from source below)
+
1. Versions of wget built against
gnutls may suffer from fatal memory leaks
https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-wget/2011-10/msg00050.html
@@ -25,3 +29,10 @@ might need to patch yourself!
2. You should also apply the following patch
https://savannah.gnu.org/support/download.php?file_id=24473
to fix this bug: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?21714
+
+HINTS FOR BUILDING WGET FROM SOURCE ON DEBIAN OR UBUNTU
+
+sudo apt-get build-dep wget
+cd lib/wget-1.13.4/
+fakeroot debian/rules binary
+an installable .deb file *should* be written to the lib/ directory
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