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Re: Elegant Debhelper way to specify files between runtime and debug library packages

Gergely Nagy <algernon@balabit.hu> writes:

> Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> writes:
> > What is the recommended way to specify packaging for a library
> > package and its corresponding debug symbols package?

> You could do something like:
> install: build
> 	dh $@ --package=foo-dbg
> 	dh $@ --exclude "*_d.so"
> debhelper should know that it did install foo-dbg already, so in the
> second case, it won't install that again. (AFAIK, haven't tested, so I
> might be wrong here).

This worked fine, thank you for the improvement.

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Ben Finney

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