[pkg-wine-party] [Rules file]Questions about this file

Michael Gilbert mgilbert at debian.org
Thu Jul 12 18:47:33 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 1:12 PM, Berillions wrote:
> Hi,
> I read actually the rules files for wine and wine-unstable package to
> understand the process of packaging. At the same time, i try to package wine
> but i must to modify this file because i have many errors.

So, you had indicated that you were not familiar with debian
packaging.  You probably want to start reading up here:

> Example, this line in "install-arch32-stamp" and "install-arch64-stamp" :
>> mv debian/tmp/usr/share/man/man3w debian/tmp/usr/share/man/man3
> When i try to package wine, i have an error when the process wants to move
> the file because it does not exist. When i go to "debian/tmp/usr/share/man/"
> i have no file named "man3w".
> I don't understand why this files does not exist...

Take a look at the debuild from the devscripts package, which
automates all of the build steps.

Also, you may want to try proving to yourself that you can build the
package on testing or unstable before attempting the backport.

Best wishes,

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