[Build-common-hackers] Bug#525204: Bug#525204: File excluded using DEB_DH_ALWAYS_EXCLUDE figures in md5sum list

Peter Eisentraut petere at debian.org
Thu Apr 23 07:37:09 UTC 2009

On Thursday 23 April 2009 00:34:10 Artur R. Czechowski wrote:
> I decided to remove the file using following line in debian/rules:
> DEB_DH_ALWAYS_EXCLUDE=usr/share/doc/php-versioncontrol-svn/docs/LICENSE
> After building package lintian is unhappy because:
> E: php-versioncontrol-svn: md5sums-lists-nonexisting-file
> usr/share/doc/php-versioncontrol-svn/docs/LICENSE

The LICENSE file is probably installed by the upstream installation rules, but 
the DEB_DH_ALWAYS_EXCLUDE variable only affects debhelper.  I suggest you 
remove the LICENSE file yourself, like this:

	rm -f debian/$(cdbs_curpkg)/usr/share/doc/php-versioncontrol-svn/docs/LICENSE

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