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RE: Please test static .deb package Was: [XaraXtreme-dev] 0.4Release
- From: "Charles Moir" <CharlesM@xxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2006 11:26:45 +0100
- Subject: RE: Please test static .deb package Was: [XaraXtreme-dev] 0.4Release
Yes and I'm sure we'd want to put a .deb package on our servers, would
we not Neil? If that makes installing easier and safer, then it's got to
be the recommended way for most users surely.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:owner-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Neil Howe
> Sent: 07 April 2006 11:05
> To: dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: 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
> > > 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.