[maemo-developers] Help needed: packaging/distributing very small C app

From: David King davidk at openismus.com
Date: Tue Apr 20 12:15:04 EEST 2010
On 2010-04-19 16:50, Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> wrote:
>Dave Neary wrote:
>> I documented the packaging of a C app (using autotools for building) a
>> while back in the wiki:
>> http://wiki.maemo.org/Packaging#A_concrete_example_-_rot13
>> This starts with a tiny C program & the minimum autotools stuff to build
>> it (I don't include these - would that be useful?) and guides you
>> through making a .deb.
>So I included an A to Z for this project, with the 3 files you need to
>create a .tar.gz using standard autotools. Let me know if it's useful.

I updated this with some newer syntax and a link to some (very detailed) 
documentation in the wiki. I second autotools as a way to make packaging 
easier (once you understand them).

David King | http://amigadave.com/ | davidk at openismus.com
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