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Re: is there a tarsnap pkg avaialble for debian

Scott Ferguson <prettyfly.productions@gmail.com> writes:

> On 23/06/11 16:09, Harry Putnam wrote:
> <snipped>
>> Is there a source for a `tarsnap' pkg
>>   (http://www.tarsnap.com/index.html) 
>> that is accessible with `aptitude'?
> Not according to:-
> https://www.tarsnap.com/download.html
> "At the present time, pre-built binaries are not available for Tarsnap —
> it must be compiled from the source code."
> And Google seems to agree:-
> http://www.google.com/search?q=tarsnap+filetype%3Adeb
> Try checkinstall to build a debian package:-
> # apt-get install checkinstall
> Then download the source package from:-
> https://www.tarsnap.com/download.html
> Follow the instruction on that page with the following modification to
> step 6:-
> 6. Run make all *checkinstall* clean to build and install Tarsnap.

Finally got around to doing this but something tells me this is not
what is supposed to happen:


configure ran fine
   make all checkinstall clean

  Ends with this line:
   make: *** No rule to make target `checkinstall'.  Stop

So what did I do wrong?

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