Re: Problem with temporary package build directory removal
I'm sorry, I meant dh_clean do not remove this directory. So if package is
foo, then the build process would create debian/foo and install all the files
in that directory tree. Upon dh_clean it should remove debian/foo, but it
doesn't. If it was called debian/tmp it seems to work, but then I need to
add -Pdebian/tmp to most dh_* commands in debian/rules.
On Friday 25 May 2001 12:45, Chris Danis wrote:
> >>>>> On Fri, 25 May 2001, "Alwyn" == Alwyn Schoeman wrote:
> Alwyn> Hi,
> Alwyn> The debhelper specifies that the default temporary package
> Alwyn> building directore is debian/<package>. This is true, but dh_make
> Alwyn> do not remove the directory. I do not want to do a rm -f as this
> Alwyn> should not be necessary. Anyone know a solution?
> dh_clean, or even better, fakeroot debian/rules clean. The latter will
> clean up the package by not only removing temporary files under debian/,
> but by calling the clean target on the upstream Makefile, cleaning out its
> build process as well.
> And what is this you say about dh_make? Are you running it more than once?
> (One should not really do that.)
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