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Re: Problem with dpkg-shlibdeps

George Danchev <danchev@spnet.net> wrote:

>> However, the files are already installed where they should be
>> IMO. Running dh_shlibdeps with -v gives
> Are you sure that these binaries are already installed in debian/<pkg>/ and 
> that dpkg-shlibdeps gets called after that, i.e. not before they are in place. 
> See Raphaël's comments on #518687.

No, I've found out now (Use the source, conveniently dpkg-shlibdeps is a
Perl script): I was the DEBIAN directory in the package directory which
was missing, and which made dpkg-shlibdeps _think_ that it wasn't a
package directory.  

Simply calling dh_installdeb before dh_shlibdeps fixed it; it wasn't me
who wrote that debian/rules and I have no idea whether it used to work.

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Debian Developer (TeXLive)
VCD Aschaffenburg-Miltenberg, ADFC Miltenberg
B90/Grüne KV Miltenberg

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