Bug#369268: [Build-common-hackers] debhelper.mk: installs common docs instead of docs listed in package.docs

Peter Eisentraut petere at debian.org
Sat Jun 10 21:22:18 UTC 2006

Micha Lenk wrote:
> The difference compared to dh_installdocs is, that I didn't configure
> cdbs (on my own) to install any docs. Neither in config files like
> the .docs files nor on command line (okay, pointless in
> debian/rules). I just created the <package>.docs files because I
> trusted cdbs to make proper use of dh_installdocs. Thus I did expect
> it to do the same like I did without cdbs calling dh_installdocs in
> debian/rules on my own.

I understand that this is a problem.  Right now, I don't know how to 
attack this.  But I'll leave this bug open until we find new 

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