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Re: debian binary package

Hello Frantisek,

On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 03:55:20PM +0100, frantisek hrbata wrote:
> /usr/local/lib/foo/ and manual pages in /usr/local/man/. when i invoke
> dpkg -r or -P, dpkg wants to delete directories like /usr/local,
> /usr/local/man and others. when a put files in right directories(binary
> files in /usr/local/bin and so on) everything is ok.

> i no, that this is against debian policy, but is there any way how to
> achieve this(to have files in non-standard directories and dpkg work
> correctly)
Well... Better try to modify your package to be conform with FHS.
Does your softwaer use autotools in build proces? Have you run ./configure
before make?


PS. Please wrap lines at 72nd character.
Artur R. Czechowski <arturcz@hell.pl>
JID:arturcz@hell.pl  http://hell.pl/arturcz

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