[Build-common-hackers] Emdebian and debhelper.mk

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Wed Dec 6 20:24:40 CET 2006

Neil Williams wrote:
> Can you explain? How do I patch debian/rules to prevent CDBS from
> running certain debhelper scripts?

You touch neither debhelper nor cdbs.

> Emdebian packages must not have debian/copyright, debian/changelog,
> ChangeLog, AUTHORS, README, NEWS, TODO or any other text-based
> content that is not directly executed by the package code
> itself. /usr/share/doc will not be available either.
> dh_installdocs, ..examples, ..man, ..info, ..changelogs as well as
> dh_shlibs (because we are cross-building). e.g. a shared library only
> has files in /usr/lib, nowhere else.

Adjust dpkg-deb to omit these files when building the package.

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