[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-xine-0.7.10 plugin

mike lewis lachlanlewis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 10 12:49:24 CET 2007


On 12/21/06, Darren Salt <linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> I demand that mike lewis may or may not have written...
>
> [snip]
> > OK.  I tried to install xine last night.  I have some rather complex
> > dependancy problems.  I'm using all ubunuto apt-get servers and then your
> > apt-get server.  Basically, the packages on your site depend on versions of
> > software that ubuntu doesn't see to supply. [...]
>
> Hmm. My 'stable' builds are for too old a distribution, and it looks very
> much like my 'testing' builds are for one which is just that little bit too
> new...
>
> > Soo. Yes.  I'm guessing there are some other "bleeding edge" software
> > repositories that I need to enable as well??
>
> No. Your problem is that you're (presumably) using edgy whereas I build for
> sarge (too old), etch (slightly too new) and unstable (also slightly too
> new), and I currently have no plans to build for Ubuntu releases.
>
> Given this, I think that it's best that you add a deb-src line for my
> archive, run 'aptitude update', install devscripts and build-essential, then:
>
>   $ apt-get source foo
>   $ cd foo-*
>   $ sudo apt-get build-dep foo
>   $ debuild binary
>
>   $ sudo dpkg -i ../*.deb
>
> Be careful with that last line - you'll probably want to list specific
> package files. And dependency errors shouldn't be a problem either since you
> can use aptitude to install the missing packages and mark them as
> automatically installed.
>
I finally got around to trying this.  Stuck at "debuild".  I'm unable
to find it on my system and unable to find it as a refference in
aptitude (hitting S in the GUI).

Trying debian-builder as the closest match ;-)

Mick
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