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

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Tue Apr 20 12:58:13 EEST 2010
On Apr 20, 2010, at 11:15 AM, David King wrote:

> On 2010-04-19 16:50, Dave Neary <dneary at maemo.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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).

Sorry, I discovered this thread late. But it looks like you guys have done a great job without my input. Clearly there are those who know more about packaging than I do in Maemo! :-)

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