if you need debian root packages you can find the to CERN repository. All information to add the repo are here
These packages are based on root 5.28.00a source and are for i386 system.
I downloaded the root-system_.dsc and related files and tried to build on AMD64 platform. I failed in the following errors:
Checking for dns_sd.h ... /usr/include
Checking for libdns_sd ... /usr/lib64
Checking for avahi-client/client.h ... /usr/include
Checking for avahi-common/strlst.h ... /usr/include
Checking for avahi-core/core.h ... no
Checking for libavahi-client ... /usr/lib64
Checking for libavahi-common ... /usr/lib64
Checking for libavahi-core ... no
Explicitly required Bonjour dependencies not fulfilled
make: *** [config.status] Error 1
dpkg-buildpackage: error: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2
dpkg-buildpackage -us -uc -D 3.72s user 2.58s system 35% cpu 17.528 total
so … there is a missing library requirement in debian rules.
Sorry, but I had no time to test the rules in a clean system.
So for the moment, you can install these packages:
and the problem is “fixed”.
I’ll update the rules as soon as possible and I’ll provide new version of pcakges.