[Users] Build dependencies
jcrisp at safeandsoundit.co.uk
Thu Dec 5 21:20:54 CET 2019
On Wed, 4 Dec 2019 22:43:30 +0100
Andrej Kacian <ticho at claws-mail.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Dec 2019 22:15:07 +0100
> John Crisp wrote:
> > I'm happy to write up my findings - they need some refinement but
> > there is a start.
> Is it necessary to have anything more on such page than a simple
> collection of links to the major distributions' packaging scripts? For
> Debian, it could be this:
Ahh - possibly not. That sort of thing would help enormously.
However, it never hurts to have some detailed build examples.
I am no coder, and generally can build from source, but setup and more
explanations of more detailed options are never a bad thing.
It took me an inordinately long time to work all this stuff out,
particularly the build dependencies.
Learning tricks to build a deb rather than 'make install' was also
It is often easy to forget how much of a struggle this can be for many.
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