[nSLUG] Pine and Debian
dteed at artistic.ca
Thu Mar 6 16:23:23 AST 2003
On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Peter Cordes wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2003 at 09:44:27AM -0400, Donald Teed wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Peter Cordes wrote:
> > > It is illegal to distribute "modified binaries" (i.e. ones which keep
> > > things in the Right Place, according to Debian), so pine is distributed
> > > as a source package only. Do:
> > > cd /usr/local/src # or /usr/src, or wherever
> > > apt-get build-deps pine
> > > apt-get source --build pine
> > > dpkg -i pine_4.44-7_i386.deb pine-tracker_4.44-7_i386.deb [... and
> > > whatever else you want]
> > This might work for most cases but it fails to find source for my sparc debian
> Sorry, I forgot to mention that you need a source source in your
> sources.list. (got that? :) e.g.
> # SOURCE
> deb-src http://mirror.direct.ca/pub/linux/debian unstable main contrib non-free
I tried that and it worked great. Just had to run apt-setup after editing
the sources.list file so it could create the required directory.
This is a very cool system for package install and building.
Gotta like it.
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