[maemo-developers] Quick start packaging guide

From: Jeff Moe moe at blagblagblag.org
Date: Sat Jan 23 00:07:02 EET 2010
On Friday 22 January 2010 13:10:29 Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi all,
> Due to popular demand, I sat down this week with Jeremiah Foster, who
> explained to me the very quickest way to go about packaging an
> application. We didn't quite get to "uploading to extras", but going
> from a .tar.gz to a correct .deb is there.
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Maemo_packaging_quick_start_guide
> I intend this article to be a kind of landing-point for new Maemo
> developers. It should contact the short path, with a bunch of shortcuts
> taken, and lots of links to canonical material.
> Improvements are welcome! Especially as related to:
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Packaging
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Maemo_packaging
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Documentation/Maemo_5_Developer_Guide/Packaging,_Deploying_and_Distributing
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Extras
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Extras-testing
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Uploading_to_Extras-devel
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Uploading_to_Extras
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Developer_FAQ#Extras
> If we obsolete any of these pages, I'll be happy. If we make it easier
> to find useful stuff by linking to it from an
> easy-to-remember-and-reference portal page, I'll be happy.
> And if this email leads me to discover even more pages which have the
> same or similar content, even that will make me happy if we can
> consolidate it all nicely & make it nice & easy for new developers to
> find correct information on this.


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