[ubuntu-uk] Publishing to the software centre

Alan Pope alan at popey.com
Thu Apr 24 10:25:15 UTC 2014

On 24 April 2014 11:22, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have already dealt with many, many errors. Trust me it feels endless right
> now! So I need to compress my source?

There's the compressed tarball containing your pristine source. Then
there's the directory you're working in, building your app in. You
need both.

> As far as I can tell it expects to see
> the uncompressed version as well, the debian and usr directories. This all
> seems very bizarre. The last time I had to compile a program I wrote it was
> type 2 commands, never any errors and it's done. Long live quick basic!

Debian packaging is (generally) not something people pick up overnight, yes.


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