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Re: RFS: nfft -- Library for computing Non-uniform Fast Fourier Transforms

On Thu, 2013-10-24 at 13:11 -0400, Scott Howard wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 22, 2013 at 2:42 AM, Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> wrote:
> >  d/*.install:
> >    The files are starting by a line "#!/usr/bin/dh-exec"   I admit
> >    I have never seen this before even if I suspect this might be
> >    somewhere in the docs which you have definitely read in a way more
> >    recent version than me.  The line does not harm but to the best of
> >    my knowledge you can safely remove it.
> I just wanted to point out that line extends dh_install. From the manpage:
> "The purpose of the program is to extend dh_install(1)'s functionality,
>  by allowing to specify a destination filename.

Which I probably don't need since I am not renaming anything. Thanks for
the clarification. 

> This can be accomplished by a special syntax: the " => " mark between a
> source and a destination means that the source file should be installed
> with the specified destination name."
> Lintian is supposed to pick up on if you are using it superfluously
> http://lintian.debian.org/tags/dh-exec-script-without-dh-exec-features.html

The package seemed to build fine with or without this line. I am not
aware of lintian throwing me a warning about this though. I will
double-check by curiosity.

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