Bug#197935: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#197935: debhelper.mk ignores dh_installemacsen

Colin Walters Colin Walters <walters@debian.org>, 197935@bugs.debian.org
18 Jun 2003 15:21:09 -0400

On Wed, 2003-06-18 at 12:10, Jordi Mallach wrote:
> Package: cdbs
> Version:
> Severity: normal
> Hi,
> Here's what I think is the last roadblock to get mailutils love cdbs for
> good.
> mailutils-el uses dh_installemacsen to do the emacs stuff for an .el file
> included in the package. Unfortunately, debhelper.mk doesn't call
> dh_installemacsen at all, so my stuff is getting ignored.
> Was there a reason not to add a call for this?

Do you know if this call is a noop if the package doesn't have any Emacs
stuff?  I briefly looked at the source, and one thing I saw was:

if (! defined $dh{FLAVOR}) {

Do you (or anyone) know what this does?
Actually after briefly inspecting the source code it should be safe. 
I'll add the call in CVS shortly.