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Re: No executables or libraries in the package!

On Tue, Sep 09, 1997 at 12:35:36PM +0100, Enrique Zanardi wrote:
> On Mon, 8 Sep 1997, Mark W. Blunier wrote:
> > make[1]: Entering directory `/debian/local/source/mlddc-3.1.8'
> > install -m 755 mlddc /usr/bin
>                        ^^^^^^^^
> There's your binary. It looks like the Makefile doesn't use DESTDIR,
> so you have two solutions:
> - Modify the Makefile to use DESTDIR. (not recommended. It's better to
> leave the original sources as "pristine" as possible)

I find this a bit confusing though. I understand the sentiment,
but the changes still go into a patch to the source, rather than
the original sources uploaded. The end user using the source
is free (and encouraged to?) examine the patch. It contains
the debian directory too.

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Student, computer science & computer systems engineering.    3rd year, RMIT.
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