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



good suggestion -- i'll give it a go.  thanks!

pete

On Mon, 6 Nov 2000, Roland Minden wrote:

> Debian has a mentor list that is specific to this type of question it is
> debian-mentors@lists.debian.org I read the list aand at times get some
> interesting insights.
> Rusty
> 
> ------Original Message------
> From: Peter Jay Salzman <p@belial.ucdavis.edu>
> To: vox-tech@lists.lugod.org
> Sent: November 6, 2000 8:05:13 PM GMT
> Subject: [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


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