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Re: Making a package with multiple binaries

On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 01:46:15PM +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:
> Is it ok to put a symlink in /usr/doc to link stcolortool to
> stcolortool-lprng?

If stcolortool package has Depends: stcolortool-lprng. (or the other way
around, maybe I misunderstood you)

> I modified the following target (from the debhelper rules.multi2 example)
> to depend on build and install, otherwise nothing would be installed. Is
> this acceptable (I am using DH_COMPAT=2)?
> binary-arch: build install
>         $(MAKE) -f debian/rules DH_OPTIONS=-a binary-common

Erm, it's like that in /usr/doc/debhelper/examples/rules.multi2. I don't see
any changes.

> I am getting strange errors from lintian:
> roger@mars:~/epson$ lintian -i stcolortool_0.3.1-0_i386.changes 
> internal error: cannot open unpacked/debian/ directory: No such file or directory
> internal error: collect info debfiles about package stcolortool: No such file or directory
> N: Skipping check of source package stcolortool

You should file a bug against lintian, because this says it's an _internal_

> If I want the packages to be mutually exclusive, should I use Conflicts:
> as well as Replaces: (when I did not put in a Conflicts:, I could install
> both at once, seemingly, although one must have been overwritten).

Use just Conflicts: if one can't coexist with the other.

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