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Re: Packaging questions (newbie)



Milan Zamazal writes ("Packaging questions (newbie)"):
> I'd like to contribute some packages, but I'd like to ask some
> questions first:
> 
> 1. One of these packages is the replacement of `libX11.so'.  Do I have to make
> whole alternative version of appropriate standard X package or is there some
> way to make small "one-file-replacement" package?

Yes.  It's in the manual.

> 3. What and where are (are there?) up-to-date `Debian Packaging Guidelines'?

Install dpkg 1.3.8 and run your favourite web browser on the local
file /usr/doc/dpkg/programmer.html/index.html and
.../policy.html/index.html.

Thanks,
Ian.



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