Re: changing locations in a package
On Mon, Mar 25, 2002 at 03:00:17PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002.03.25.1427 +0100]:
> > I would do this or (c). It doesn't really make a lot of difference, in
> > my experience; do whatever you think will be least maintenance effort in
> > the future.
> except that the existence of debhelper script is supposed to take that
> burden away from the maintainer. it's an interface that you're
> supposed to use to make policy changes easier.
debhelper scripts aren't a substitute for knowing how your package is
organized. Using dh_installexamples is probably useful if the rest of
your package is debhelperized, but the rest is something I'd expect any
decent maintainer to be able to handle easily.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]
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