Distributing Python-programs to Ubuntu users
Daniel S. Braz
dsbraz at gmail.com
Fri Sep 25 18:15:32 CEST 2009
Yes, it work with any command that you can run on a shell. You could
write a shell script to "tell" to checkinstall what to do with your
program. I used to use it with java programs.
I will send to your e-mail a simple sample script, so you will see how
(sorry for my -- very -- bad english)
Em 25/09/2009, às 12:54, Olof Bjarnason escreveu:
> 2009/9/25 Daniel S. Braz <dsbraz at gmail.com>:
>> To create a .deb file you may use checkinstall, it's very simple
>> and work
>> very well.
> Hi Daniel,
>> From what I gather browsing the web abount checkinstall, it seems to
> be built with "make install" in mind.
> Does it work with "python setup.py install" too?
>> Em 25/09/2009, às 03:15, Olof Bjarnason escreveu:
>>> I write small games in Python/PyGame. I want to find a way to make a
>>> downloadable package/installer/script to put on my webpage,
>>> for Ubuntu users.
>>> I've skimmed a couple of tutorials on how to generate .deb-files,
>>> wow, it's a whole new skill set to do that!
>>> Does anyone have any hint on a more economic way of creating
>>> single-file distribution packages for Python+PyGame projects? Maybe
>>> some GUI-tool that automates the .deb file creation process, but
>>> targetting Python specifically and not C++.
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