[Build-common-hackers] Re: cdbs question
Fri, 5 Dec 2003 00:25:24 +0200 (EET)
On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Colin Walters wrote:
> [You aren't subscribed to this list, right? So I should keep CCing
Well... I suppose that I could subscribe, now that I have been writing myself a
CDBS HOW-TO that might eventually reach a publishable stage...
> > # FIXME: Stupid kludge to get around ChangeLog handling contradictions=
> > # Makefile (install target moves it to /usr/share/doc/$(package)/Change=
> > # CDBS (dh_installchangelog creates /usr/share/doc/$(package)/changelog=
> > binary-post-install/foobar::
> I would hook this on install/foobar, personally. It will do the same thi=
> but it makes more sense to me there, because you're changing how the
> upstream install works, not how the Debian one works.
Agreed and done.
> > IMHO, it is perfectly logical for the Makefile to install all the docum=
> > itself, but then by the time debhelper.mk does its thing, README and Ch=
> > get processed all over again. Any way to avoid this mess? Thanks.
> Maybe dh_installchangelogs should delete ChangeLog itself if it's install=
That could make sense, since it already produces a compressed version.
Martin-Éric Racine, ICT Consultant