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Re: debian/tmp vs. debian/package

On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 09:21:29PM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> I have a couple of packages and some use debian/tmp to build, others
> debian/<package>. I know of the -P debhelper option, but it says
> that the default is debian/<package>. However, my packages use
> debian/tmp, and I don't know where to set/change that. Would someone
> please tell me?

Using debian/tmp has advantages for multi-binary packages, IMHO: it
gives you a way to easily review the contents of that directory after
"./debian/rules binary" to see if upstream has installed anything new
that needs to be added to the file list for one of the packages.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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