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Re: CDBS and dh_install

also sprach Jean Parpaillon <artefact@altern.org> [2006.06.09.1118 +0200]:
> I want to migrate my package (wormux) to CDBS.


This is my opinion and others will disagree:
Please don't. CDBS is a major pain to use for those who didn't
(co-)author it. It's just too much about obfuscation.

> In the <package>.install files, path are not prefixed by
> "debian/tmp" so the building fail.

They should not be.

also sprach Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> [2006.06.09.1337 +0200]:
> I am using
> for that purpose.

This is old. Why not switch to debhelper compatibility level 5,
which includes switching to a new format for *.install files?

also sprach Jean Parpaillon <artefact@altern.org> [2006.06.09.1344 +0200]:
> But the real question is : why it is not the default behaviour
> ? Is it a bug in CDBS or a feature ;-)

man dh_install
man debhelper

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