Re: Can I install non debian source packages?
On Tue, 1 Jun 2004 05:41 pm, Thomas Adam wrote:
> --- James Sinnamon <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: #
> > If I want to install a package with a version number later than what
> > exists as a Debian package (I had in mind Zope and Plone), is there
> > any reason that I should not do so? ... as long as I am prepared
> > to set up the environment, configure it, build it, and also install
> > whatever other packages on which the package depends?
> That's fine.
Thank you, I think that answers my question, but ...
> If you're running debian woody, see:
I am running 'testing' and am considering changing to 'unstable'.
In any case, does this site give me any clues about how to go about
building non-Debian applications from source archives?
... or do I just try to run ./configure, then make etc, as normally
instructed within the package documentation?
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