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Re: Create package for XUL-based app

On Tue, 2010-10-19 at 00:31 +0200, Benjamin Drung wrote:
> Am Montag, den 18.10.2010, 17:26 -0500 schrieb David Rios:
> > Hi.
> > 
> > I want to package a XUL-based application which isn't in Debian
> > Repository yet. I've read many tutorials, including "Debian New
> > Maintainters' Guide" but I can't find how to package this kind of apps.
> > You don't have to compile it (it's an script-based app) so it doesn't
> > have a "Makefile" file. I use "dpkg-buildpackage" and it creates a .deb
> > file but it doesn't include my app. Can you help me? where can I find
> > instructions?
> You probably want to use mozilla-devscripts to package it. Look at the
> wiki page [1] and look how other XUL extensions (e.g. adblock-plus) are
> packaged.
> [1] http://wiki.debian.org/mozilla-devscripts

Thanks Benjamin, but this is a standalone app, not an XPI app, and it
runs using "xulrunner" so I think mozilla-devscripts aren't useful in
this case. Tell me if I'm wrong.

David Rios

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