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Re: Using Makefile for copy files into a package

Am Donnerstag 11 Januar 2007 13:03 schrieb Lars Wirzenius:
> On to, 2007-01-11 at 10:45 +0000, Rodrigo Tavares wrote:
> > I set in my makefile:
> > package = mypackage
> > install -m 755 debian/scripts-bd/script.sh
> > $$packagename/opt/
> If those are two successive lines of commands for a target in a
> Makefile, then it won't work like that. Every line is executed as a
> separate process, and any environment variables you set in the first
> line will disappear before the second line is executed. You need to
> combine them into a single shell command line for it to work. Or you can
> use make variable. Alternatively, the problem may be that you set the
> variable "package", but refer to "packagename". As a third option, it
> might be that you set the variable as a make variable (the spaces around
> the equals sign indicate that), but refer to it as an environment
> variable (the double dollar sign); the correct way to refer to a make
> variable is $(package).

And he wants to run the script in preinst which runs before the files are 
installed (?!)


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