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an own package

Postby oui » 2020-08-10 18:43

I need an own package.

all the stuff is in /usr/lib/myPkg
except the link in /usr/bin/myPkg as well as in /usr/application/myPkg.desktop

I would be interesting to make an own Debian package out that stuff to register it properly in the Debian packaged management invoking dpkg -i .

Is that (easily) possible?

my system: deb https://deb.debian.org/debian/ bullseye main non-free contrib build from weekly CD1 with xfce
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Re: an own package

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Re: an own package

Postby stevepusser » 2020-08-11 03:21

Yes, it is possible.

How easily depends on the viewpoint and the package, of course. For some people, riding 200 km in a day on a bicycle is rather easy, while it would kill many others.
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Re: an own package

Postby Head_on_a_Stick » 2020-08-11 15:18

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Re: an own package

Postby oui » 2020-08-11 16:32

Hi dear Head_on_a_stick

marvelous to meet you again after such a long time!

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Re: an own package

Postby oui » 2020-08-11 16:52

head on stick: I only will convert seamonkey and iron into each a working deb package to break the monopol position at Debian from firefox and google with chrome or chromium :roll:

I don't will to learn how to create new packages for a more and more monopolistish distribution :idea:
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Re: an own package

Postby cuckooflew » 2020-08-11 18:53

If you are capable of doing it, then why don't you just do it.
Will you also be maintaining the packages, ? Security is important, will you be keeping that up to date ?
What is the point in making a new package, when we can get a current, up-to-date, and well maintained package here : https://www.seamonkey-project.org/
But really, why bother ?
Under the hood, SeaMonkey uses much of the same Mozilla Firefox source code

The "Firefox-esr" for Debian is the same, and well maintained, secure, packaged by Debian devlopers/users, that have experience, etc.

I don't will to learn how to create new packages for a more and more monopolistish distribution

I am sorry, but this just does not make sense, can you explain or word it better ?
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Re: an own package

Postby stevepusser » 2020-08-13 04:27

Seamonkey's been done, if you just want the binaries from Mozilla in a deb: http://mxrepo.com/mx/repo/pool/main/s/seamonkey/

Building it from source code is a whole 'nother deal...I don't think anyone is doing that on a Debian or derivative base.

Good luck with Iron, chromium-based source builds are a royal pain. You're not going to learn to do that as a beginner from the Maintainer's guide.
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Re: an own package

Postby samlrs » 2020-09-08 10:33

Yes, it is possible.

How easily depends on the viewpoint and the package, of course. For some people, riding 200 km in a day on a bicycle is rather easy, while it would kill many others.


that's possibly the most accurate explanation of the process I've seen so far
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Re: an own package

Postby stevepusser » 2020-09-09 05:47

oui wrote:head on stick: I only will convert seamonkey and iron into each a working deb package to break the monopol position at Debian from firefox and google with chrome or chromium :roll:
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A monopoly with two competitors? Literally a logical impossibility, call it a duopoly.
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