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Re: How do I control ownership of installed package files?

On Fri, Jul 20, 2001 at 10:21:37AM +0200, Robert Bihlmeyer wrote:
> It should be noted that this requirement is broken when your rules
> have something like:
>   install: install-stamp
>   install-stamp: build-stamp
>         install stuff
>         chown someuser stuff
>   binary-arch: install-stamp
>         build package
> because than it is possible to build the package in two fakeroot runs,
> i.e.:
> fakeroot debian/rules install
> fakeroot debian/rules binary
> and the changed owner will be lost. That's another reason it's better
> to chown in a binary target...

BTW install-stamp is evil, don't use it.

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