Re: Problem with packaging of perl module
On 05-Jul-99 Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> Le Mon, Jul 05, 1999 at 06:15:42PM +0200, Florian Hinzmann écrivait:
> I've found the problem !
> You're launching dh_perl well after dh_gencontrol. And it's
> dh_gencontrol which generates the control file, so the dependency has not
> yet been added to substvars when it creates the control file ...
Once one knows it it seems quite obvious. ;)
> For the demos scripts, you should install them in
> /usr/doc/libnet-dns-perl/examples and lintian won't complain and debhelper
> will do the right thing (I think).
I'll give it a try.
> In general, most of the debhelper scripts are launched at the end without
> specific work between the differents calls (except for adding a suid bit).
When I packaged libnet-dns-perl there was no perl packaging policy
and not much/good general packaging documentation either.
It was pure try&error and trying to understand Makefile.PL without
I am glad to have the policy now.
Thanks, Raphael, for your help and thanks to all that people
who made the perl migration possible and smoth.
Florian Hinzmann firstname.lastname@example.org
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