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



> > 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?)
 
oh well.   sure, can you send his email address to me?  has he actually
produced a *.deb yet?

does anyone have anything i can practise on?   i COULD do my own stuff, but
it's more exciting with other people's work.  :)

pete


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