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Re: [vox-tech] help with creating dpkg's

  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] help with creating dpkg's
  • From: William Kendrick <nbs@sonic.MAPSnet>
  • Date: Mon, 06 Nov 2000 11:59:49 -0800
  • References: Pine.LNX.4.21.0011061159430.18050-100000@belial.ucdavis.edu

> today i decided to teach myself how to package things into deb format.
> i'd like to package one of bill's games, maybe circus-linux or madbomber.
> the trouble is that his games require >= SDL 1.0 (which debian can provide)
> and two other libraries: SDL_image and SDL_mixer, which debian does NOT
> provide, as far as i know.  you have to download the source for these
> libraries and compile/install them yourself.
> is it possible to have a dependency on a library which has no entry in the
> dpkg database?

Pete - Just to let you know, most of my games are already being
Debianized by a fellow in Germany.  He's having the same issue with
versions of the support libraries.  (Want his e-mail addr?)


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