> All Debian packages come from a source [.dsc] package,
> The .debian.tar.gz [...] containing the instructions to execute to construct a [.deb] package.
so i never knew this,
and feel really silly having used #debian-based distros for ~6 years before once finding out how you're "supposed" to make a deb
#ubuntutouch can also install regular deb packages just fine
but it appears having them packaged for OpenStore is a good way to signal to end users you tested them to open up correctly in Mir without crashing first.
(a big problem with most graphical programs right now)
@Valenoern hello, this post appears on my timeline. There is no such thing in "being too late to learn". Nice sharing, thanks.
If you don't mind, I suggest you to read this https://askubuntu.com/questions/1345/what-is-the-simplest-debian-packaging-guide and please read my answer there also.
That's a simplest Debian packaging guide I have ever seen in my life.
For people who care about, support, or build Free, Libre, and Open Source Software (FLOSS).