Howto build Mosquitto for debian 6 (Wheezy)

Update: Of course Debian 6 is “Squeeze” and “Wheezy” is Debian 7. I won’t correct it in the title (to keep the link stable).

In order to try out owntracks – a promising alternative to google latitude – I needed to installĀ Mosquitto on my server. Mosquitto is an open source MQTT broker.

However the server machine still runs on debian 6. As there are no prebuild packages for that version I had to build mosquitto it on my own.

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