[ale] creating a debian package

Brian Pitts brian at polibyte.com
Tue Jan 19 22:06:57 EST 2010

On 01/19/2010 09:49 PM, Chris Fowler wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-01-19 at 20:14 -0500, Jim Lynch wrote:
>> Checkinstall does a great job of that.  I've used it extensively.
>> http://www.asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall/
>> That assumes that there is a single command like "make install" that 
>> will do the install.
> That seemed too easy.


> Does it use ldd to see what libraries are linked and track down the
> dependencies?  When I do an install on the laptop maybe it will download
> libxmlrpc-c3 ?


Until more experienced packagers chime in, you may want to look at parts
of these documents


All the best,
Brian Pitts

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