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Re: RFC: debhelper v2

Ben Gertzfield wrote:
> Perhaps we could use debian/build/package/ for the build directories.
> This seems a bit cleaner to me, as it makes removing all the package
> temp directories a matter of rm -rf debian/build/ instead of guessing
> which dirs to remove in debian/ .

Ok, that's essentially the same idea as using debian/tmp/package/, which I
mentioned as an option. I sort of like using debian/tmp, since we have such
a long history of doing so.

> A few feature requests.. it would be nice to be able to tell
> dh_shlibdeps to set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to a directory, for use in
> multi-binary packages that make binaries that depend on a library
> contained in a different package that has been built. Currently
> I do:
>         LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$(shell pwd)/debian/tmp/usr/lib dh_shlibdeps -pgimp
> but it might be nicer to say
> 	dh_shlibdeps -pgimp -ldebian/tmp/usr/lib
> or some such.

Please file a bug on this, it can be done without any backwards
compatability problem. 

see shy jo

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