[ubuntu-uk] Building .deb packages
alan at popey.com
Wed Feb 10 21:11:35 GMT 2010
On 10 February 2010 20:58, Liam Wilson <liamwilson93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Out of curiosity, can I ask why it's worse to package software in a .deb
> file in the long run?
I think Anton was saying that it's worse to package binary debian
packages, not debian packages as a whole. We create source packages
which can be uploaded to (for example) launchpad PPAs, and built
(compiled) for multiple architectures including i386, AMD64, LPIA and
ARM. If you build binary packages then the onus is on you to rebuild
for other architectures.
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