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Re: Install files with debhelper or make install?

Felipe Sateler <fsateler@gmail.com> wrote:
> Jörg Sommer wrote:
>> Felipe Sateler <fsateler@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Jörg Sommer wrote:
>>>> Don Armstrong <don@debian.org> wrote:
>>>>> 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
> solved.

This doesn't work. dh_install will no convert my manpage to UTF‐8 and
dh_installman doesn't track the installed files and report missing ones.

Bye, Jörg.
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