[Pkg-firebird-general] Compiling fb 1.0.3 on woody
Sun, 06 Jun 2004 16:30:57 +1000
To make sure I should belong here, I was trying to compile fb1.5 on
woody (but I think it will need sarge).
But before I tried upgrading my woody to sarge, I thought I'll just try
I've installed the fb1.0.3 source.
Now the trick is fb1.0 needs an already installed version of firebird to
be able to build (it's a dumb compile the compiler trick, popular way
So to get a version of firebird installed on woody.
I try :
$apt-get install firebird
E: Couldn't find package firebird.
Im guessing this is becuase the package seems to have been removed.
Is that so, and how can I
a) get the package reinstated, and/or
b) find a .deb package to install.
PS: Im fairly good a linux, but come from a mandrake/redhat background,
last serious debian install I used was a 1.2 version, but it was all CD
based and I wasn't the sysadmin.
So Im likely to ask some really basic questions.