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Re: dh_installexamples is zipping a file

On Sun, Aug 08, 2004 at 07:58:27PM +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
> i package tpp a text presentation program and i have one problem.
> i use dh_installexamples examples/* to install examples presentation
> files in /usr/share/doc/tpp/examples. it install all files very well,
> but one of the file become zipped with gzip during the installation.
> all other examples arent zipped.
> i have no idea why and i found no gzip method in the dh_installexamples
> source code.
> can anyone give me a hint?

dh_installexamples has nothing to do with gzip.
You're probably using dh_compress, and it gzips files if they're over 4kB.
You can simply exclude some files from being maintained by dh_compress with
-X switch.


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