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Re: Creation of tmp directory with buildpackage



* Will Newton (will@misconception.org.uk) wrote:
> On Saturday 28 July 2001 5:24 am, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> 
> > It doesn't look right. Your two packages (otcl1 and otcl-dev) can't
> > share the same tmpdir.
> 
> Erm, why not? Surely the job of dh_movefiles is to move files out of the 
> debian/tmp dir and into the package dirs based on package.files?
> 
> Is there somewhere this is documented in detail?

Detailed documentation always lives in the source code. :-) Debhelper is
written in perl and pretty readable.

If your package passes lintian checks, you've probably done it right.

Joshua

-- 
Joshua Haberman  <joshua@haberman.com>



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