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Re: dh_movefiles, tar vs. mv

>>>>> "Christoph" == Christoph Berg <cb@df7cb.de> writes:

    Christoph> As I understood it, the question was about moving stuff
    Christoph> from debian/tmp to debian/package. The stuff in
    Christoph> debian/tmp should get removed by the clean target
    Christoph> anyway, so it doesn't hurt to move instead of copying
    Christoph> it.

A benefit of moving files, rather then copying, is that you get to see
at a glance what files your package left behind and missed in
debian/tmp (e.g. if upstream adds new files to the packages but
doesn't document these additions).
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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