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RE: Please test static .deb package Was: [XaraXtreme-dev] 0.4Release

> Hi again,
> Am Donnerstag, den 06.04.2006, 13:04 +0200 schrieb Joachim Breitner:
> > I just created a binary-only debian package, that includes, besides
> > menu entries and the examples, only the binary from the
> > download tar.bz2 it is distributed, i.e., wxwidgets are statically
> > linked. (I could not build such a file myself, as the wxwidgets
> > packages don't provide statical libs).
> >
> > The package is available for download on:
> > http://people.debian.org/~nomeata/xaralx/xaralx_0.4r779-
> 0.static.1_i386.deb
> I have now successful reports on these platforms:
>  * debian sid
>  * debian etch
>  * ubuntu breezy (5.10)
>  * ubuntu pre-Dapper
> I'd like to hear whether it works on debian stable (sarge), but
> that, I think the package is fine.
> So Neil, do you want the have such a .deb along the .tar.gz in the
> magazine? I think it would be a nice thing for Debian and Ubuntu
> especially for those who have not much experience with the console -
> these just need to install the .deb and find XaraLX in their Debian
> menu.
> I plan to provide a .deb for the released 0.4 shortly after I read the
> announcement here.

The magazine (Linux Format) went with the current recommended 0.3
version in the end, because 0.4 had a few outstanding serious issues we
couldn't ship with. But they plan to include 0.4 in next month's issue,
so we can include the deb package along with the tar archive then.