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Re: Erlang on alpha

On 5/1/08, Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> wrote:
> It didn't fail because of a problem with the buildd.  This is a package bug,
>  either in debhelper or in erlang; a log file is being created in the 'clean'
>  target, which runs as root, which subsequently can't be written to by the
>  'build' target.
>  You can fix this by not calling dh_testdir in your 'unpatch' target.

I see. So, the correct way to construct clean target in case when a
patched Makefile is necessary to cleanup the package sources is the

1) clean with patched Makefile;
2) unpatch;
3) dh_clean to remove debhelper log.

Isn't it a bit complicated?

Sergei Golovan

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