[Build-common-hackers] cdbs-based package installing to debian/tmp

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Thu Aug 17 11:37:59 UTC 2006

Marc Haber wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 07:25:42AM +0200, Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> > Marc Haber wrote:
> > > since I have added a -dbg package to rageircd, I end up with
> > > binary packages. Looks like the build process installs from
> > > debian/rageircd and debian/rageircd-dbg, while make install still
> > > installs to debian/tmp. Where do I configure this?
> >
> > Isn't this exactly the same problem as with ksynaptics the other
> > day?
> A very similiar one, but this time, it is not a quick hack to get
> debug information, but it is a "real" package destined for the
> archive. Since adding a -dbg package to an existing package is a
> common use case, I'd like to see a less ugly solution for this issue,
> and I'd like to see it in the cdbs docs.

So it is exactly the same problem, just your motivation for changing the 
packaging in a way that makes the problem appear are different.  The 
bug has been registered and will be addressed when appropriate, but 
since it will break backward compatibility and cdbs is frozen for etch 
anyway, it won't be very soon.  Sorry.

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