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Re: Bug#592839: dpkg-source option to remove files on unpack: debian/source/remove-files

Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org> writes:

> Hi,
> I think that we should be aiming towards descriptive domain-specific
> languages rather than imperative catch-all ones wherever possible. In
> the old days before debhelper, the rules file would explicitly move
> files around, and I think .install files are a huge step forward. I'd
> also like to see a tool to generate preinst/postrm fragments for
> diversions.
> There is a reason why I held a lightning talk comparing dpkg to
> Microsoft Installer at DC9. :)
>    Simon

So maybe a debian/clean file that lists things dh_clean should remove?

Oh wait, we already have that. :)


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