Re: Question to dh_installdocs
Hmm. My first attempt to post this was eaten somewhere along the line.
Let's try again...
>>>>> "Michelle" == Michelle Konzack <email@example.com> writes:
Michelle> Am 2005-03-03 21:13:16, schrieb Justin Pryzby:
>> Is dh_installdocs being called by the "binary" rule?
>> Rereading your original message, it is not clear if that particular
>> invocation of debian/rules is with fake root privlidges.
>> Empirically, "binary" and "clean" have fakeroot, and "build" does
Michelle> Where is it written ? I was reading all maintainer/developer
Well, he said "empirically"...
Michelle> __( '/home/michelle.konzack/src/stuffit-520/debian/rules'
Michelle> / | #!/usr/bin/make -f | # | # Rules for making
Michelle> | build: directories decompress install
build is supposed to just compile. It doesn't install.
>From the Policy Manual, section 4.8:
"The build target must not do anything that might require root
Michelle> | binary:
Again, from Policy section 4.8:
"The binary target must be all that is necessary for the user to build
the binary package(s) produced from this source package."
Hence binary should depend on build, install, etc.
Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> - http://www.uhoreg.ca/
PGP/GnuPG key: 1024D/124B61FA
Fingerprint: 96C5 012F 5F74 A5F7 1FF7 5291 AF29 C719 124B 61FA
Key available at wwwkeys.pgp.net. Encrypted e-mail preferred.