Re: compiling/packaging tinymail on maemo 3.0 (bora)

Hey Oystein,

Is there a way to have a maemo-specific directory or control file? I can
imagine this would break the original debian package support.

On Tue, 2007-01-23 at 19:59 +0200, Dirk-Jan Binnema nokia com wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just to share some findings; I am a bit of a debian packaging n00b,
> but the following seems to work.
> 1) apply the patch
> 	- this removes dependencies that are not necessary/available
>         on the maemo 3.0 / bora platform
>       - also it fixes the ICONV_10646 undefined issue
> 	- and it places the packages in Section: user/extra
>           (otherwise the app manager on your 770/n800 will
>           not accept it)
> 2) build the package with:
> 	$ DEB_CONFIGURE_USER_FLAGS="--with-platform=maemo"
> dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot
> BTW, there might be a problem running, as some of the m4
> macros seem not
> be correctly installed in bora; this seems like a bug; but can be worked
> around
> by manually copying the missing m4 files to /usr/share/aclocal. Ugly,
> but it works.
> The patch is not really suitable for non-bora tinymail, but hopefully I
> (or someone
> else) can come up with something better.
> Best wishes,
> Dirk.
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