RE: help making packages
On 06-Nov-2000 Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> dear all,
> i'd like to package a friend's game, but it requires:
>>=libsdl1.0 which debian provides
> sdl_image a library which debian doesn't provide
> sdl_mixer a library which debian doesn't provide
> currently, the only way to get sdl_image and sdl_mixer on a debian system is
> to compile it from tarball.
> is it possible to specify a dependency on a library which has to be made
> from tarball (ie- not installed via apt-get or deselect).
every package in debian must be built with packages in Debian. So, you need to
get those packaged as well.