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Re: Getting dh_install to do what we need

Arno Töll <debian@toell.net> writes:

> Your own script-fu in debian/rules or external scripts isn't exactly the
> next best thing to read and learn how a foreign package works and there
> /are/ use cases where dh_install isn't flexible enough to deal with the
> problem by using the possibilities you had before. Renaming files and
> multi-arch support is what comes me in mind immediately.

Yes, there are cases where dh_install isn't the tool you should or even
can use.

But that is what override is for. All this feature does it replace an
override for dh_install with one to chmod +x the script.


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