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Re: Install files with debhelper or make install?

Jörg Sommer wrote:

> Hi Felipe,
> Felipe Sateler <fsateler@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Jörg Sommer wrote:
>>> Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, 08 Mar 2008, Jörg Sommer wrote:
>>>>> Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
>>>>> > That's why you generally fail your build if there are files in tmp
>>>>> > which do not get installed.
>>>>> In which of your packages you do so?
>>>> All of mine are simple enough not to need it, but --fail-missing is
>>>> the option to dh_install.
>>> But I want to use dh_installman, dh_installexamples and the linke. I
>>> don't want to do a big dh_install run. The goal is to use the helper
>>> scripts to take the advantage of them.
>> Then use package.manpages, package.examples and the like. What's the problem
>> with that?
> Does dh_install run dh_installman for the files in dh_install? I didn't
> know this. I though dh_install installs only the files in package.install.

It does. But if you leave the manpage out of package.install, put it in
package.manpages and add a call to dh_installman you should have your problem


  Felipe Sateler

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