Re: .diff question
On Mon, 14 Dec 1998, Fernando Sanchez wrote:
> I'm packaging ocaml, a ml-type language interpreter and compiler,
> and everything works ok but I have two questions, I hope quite easy to
> First, to compile ocaml I need to call "make install" (in 'rules' file) in
> the following way for it to install binaries where it has to:
> $(MAKE) install BINDIR=`pwd`/debian/tmp/usr/bin \
> LIBDIR=`pwd`/debian/tmp/usr/lib/ocaml MANDIR=`pwd`/debian/tmp/usr/man/man1
> of course everything works fine, but this way no change is made to original
> Makefiles and it's not reflected in .diff file generated with source
I think you may be a little bit confused about this.
Everything not in the original source, *including* the debian/* files
is reflected in the .diff file.
So your debian/rules file, that does the trick, is reflected in the diff
So, don't worry, in general this is the right thing to do.
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