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Re: Help needed with a script generating a .deb

Hi Thomas!

On Tue, 23 Jul 2019 11:25:40 +0200 (CEST)
Thomas Dettbarn <dettus@dettus.net> wrote:

> Hello!
> So, I have this awesome project, that I am trying to get into the
> package repository of Debian. I already filed an RFP, which can be
> found at the WNPP bug tracker, where it is gathering dust.
> https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=929619
> So, I tried my hand at creating a package myself. Since I am a very
> lazy person, I try to script my work whenever possible. So why should
> there be an exception for the Debian package generation, right? 😉
> Anyways, the script that is downloading my project, compiles it, and
> creates a .deb file can be found attached to this email, but you can
> also download it at github, at 
> https://github.com/dettus/ports_and_packages/blob/master/Ubuntu/games/dmagnetic/mkpackage.sh

du gives an error, see

Perhaps use "set -e -x" (or python/etc.). Did you try
https://lintian.debian.org/ yet?

> (Yes, currently I am sitting at a Ubuntu Machine (At work), but I would still
> like to see my project become part of Debian)
> If you could have a look, and tell me what I might have missed, I would very
> VERY much appreciate it.
> Oh, my project is located at http://www.dettus.net/dMagnetic, it is called
> dMagnetic- A Magnetic Scrolls Interpreter, and can be used to play classic
> text adventures such as "The Guild of Thieves" on modern Hardware in any
> terminal window. The graphics are being rendered in ANSI art.
> Thomas Dettbarn

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