buildd(1) package autobuilder daemon




This man page documents the packaged version of buildd. This version is maintained by the buildd-tools project developers on Alioth (


buildd is a daemon used to automatically build Debian packages from source. wanna-build is used to find and claim packages for building, while sbuild is used to build the packages. The helper programs buildd-mail, buildd-uploader and buildd-watcher are used to perform various housekeeping tasks to keep the system running.


Configuration, maintained by the system administrator. This may be used to override the defaults.
User-specific configuration.


Roman Hodek <[email protected]>.

sbuild is based on debbuild, written by James Troup <[email protected]> and has been modified by

Ben Collins <[email protected]>,
Ryan Murray <[email protected]>,
Francesco Paolo Lovergine <[email protected]>,
Michael Banck <[email protected]>, and
Roger Leigh <[email protected]>


Copyright © 1998-2000 Roman Hodek <[email protected]>
Copyright © 1998-1999 James Troup <[email protected]>
Copyright © 2003-2006 Ryan Murray <[email protected]>
Copyright © 2001-2003 Rick Younie <[email protected]>
Copyright © 2003-2004 Francesco Paolo Lovergine <[email protected]>
Copyright © 2005      Michael Banck <[email protected]>
Copyright © 2005-2008 Roger Leigh <[email protected]>