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Re: [Q:] Which tool creates the DEBIAN subdirectory



On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 10:21:35AM +0100, Rainer Dorsch wrote:
> Am Montag, 13. M?rz 2006 02:28 schrieb Joe Smith:
> > "Rainer Dorsch" <rdorsch@web.de> wrote in message
> > 200603122252.13092.rdorsch@web.de">news:200603122252.13092.rdorsch@web.de...
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I tried to package cpuinfo but it seems that the files in debian/tmp did
> > > not
> > > make it into the .deb file:
> >
> > debian/tmp is only used if debian/compat does not exist or contains '1'.
> > My guess is that your package has some other value in debian/compat.
> > If that is the case, install to to debian/<package> (replacing package with
> > the name of the binary package)
> > instead of debian/tmp.
> 
> That was a hit, many thanks. debian/compat contained 4, installing to 
> debian/cpuinfo solved the problem.
> 
> Is there documentation on debian/compat? Apparently dh_make generated this 
> file...
http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2005/11/msg00247.html



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